Youngstown groups hosting MLK events Monday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Several groups in Youngstown are holding events to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.

The local MLK Planning Committee is hosting a community workshop from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the First Presbyterian Church in Youngstown.

The workshop includes a number of local voices and community activists discussing Dr. King’s challenge to address institutionalized racism. The event is free and open to the public.

The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation is having its second annual Martin Luther King Day of Service Community Workday.

Participants will clean up over 20 vacant properties. Volunteers were asked to meet at the corner of Elm Street and Roslyn Drive.

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