We spoke with the following people at the events listed below:
Armando Rios, CEO Boy and Girls Club Tucson
Eric Watkins, Boys and Girls Club Club House Director
Donna Liggins, MLK Celebration Committee
Ann Yellott Nonviolence Legacy Project
Jezahiah Allen Booth Ficket Drum Major Essay Winner
Bernie Starks Juneteenth Committee,
James Christopher MLK Breakfast
County Supervisor Richard Elias
Dansiea Jones Local Gospel Singer
For 23 years, the Pueblo Gardens Neighborhood Association has hosted a Martin Luther King Breakfast to raise money for scholarships for local students at the Holmes Tuttle Boys and Girls club. This year's event took place on January 19th, 2013.
On January 16, 2013, the Martin Luther King Tucson Celebration Committee hosted its 27th Annual Drum Major Awards Luncheon. The Drum Major Instinct is a famous sermon given by King to encourage people to use the instinct to be important to be a drum major for positive change such as justice, peace or righteousness.