Monday, January 18, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
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Natick, MA 01760  



Reverend Eric Markman
Hartford Street Presbyterian Church



Click to Watch: Natick's 16th Annual MLK Day Celebration


Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration  
Monday, January 18, 2021 
  • Click the link below to watch a recording of the program: 
  • https://youtu.be/Y7vgx40Enrk (with closed captioning)
  • Click HERE to download our event e-program brochure
  • Click HERE to learn more about our keynote speaker, The Rev. Dr. Gregory Groover, Pastor of the Historic Charles Street A.M.E. Church in Roxbury, MA


Learn more about our 2021

Virtual Community Welcoming Fair Partners

Natick is United - Check out videos of past events and panel discussions on important topics addressing race, racism and creating an antiracist community where everyone belongs at https://www.natickisunited.org/.

METCO - Watch this incredible video created by students in the METCO program, (including Jabari, an 11th grader at NHS), described as "a youth led virtual history of the struggle for the right to learn" at https://metcoinc.org/programming/beat/.


OUT MetroWest - Check out (and share!) these awesome coloring sheets featuring people who were close to Dr. Martin Luther King. Each of them made huge contributions to the LGBTQ+ community either as a member or as an ally:  https://outmetrowest.org/coloring-sheets-for-mlk-day/?fbclid=IwAR2Ob-M25YQ4KoCCzcaLg4QO1GoLEXhlKH7S57kxrfpng4Vhvh7jKEs0K6o.

Natick Community Organic Farm - The Farm has been open every day since COVID! Visit the farm, and check out their new audio tour here: https://www.natickfarm.org/visit-the-farm/farm-audio-tour/

NATI - Natick Above the Influence - Follow these awesome students and leaders on instagram, and look out for upcoming NATI sponsored events: https://www.instagram.com/nati.natick/ https://natick180.org/about/about-us/the-impact-on-natick-what-we-are-doing/. Youth leadership in the prevention education and outreach space is critical!

Natick Service Council - Learn all about NSC's important services here: https://natickservicecouncil.org/faqs, and how you can support their work meeting the needs of individuals and families in our community. 

Family Promise MetroWest - You can learn about the important work of Family Promise HERE, and you can check out the wonderful Houses for Change project here: https://familypromise.org/houses-for-change/.

Check out a list of all past Community Welcoming Fair participants HERE!





Co-sponsored by Greater Natick Interfaith Clergy Association, Natick Is United, the Natick Board of Health, Natick 180, Town of Natick, Natick Public Schools, METCO, and SPARK Kindness. Additional thanks to Walnut Hill School for the Arts for supporting this program.



The Natick Freedom Team is a volunteer and nonpartisan organization. 



We exist to listen and facilitate discussions for individuals and groups, encouraging people to be upstanders and not bystanders investing in interrupting racism, bigotry, and prejudice whenever encountered.