|Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|MLK Task Force Report|
One of the recommendations of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Task Force was for the Mayor and Council to establish a Commission which would be responsible for working with the City and community organizations to raise funds to build a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. memorial, to plan and create the memorial, to promote community awareness of the ideals and principles of Dr. King, and ensure Dr. King’s message of peace, equality, social and economic justice, and non-violent civic discourse prevails.
Commission Members (print version)
Councilor Dan Skolnik Co-chair
|City of Portland|
|Rachel Talbot Ross Co-chair||City of Portland|
|Janis Beitzer||Portland Downtown District|
|Rabbi Carolyn Braun||Temple Beth-El|
|Steve Bromage||Maine Historical Society|
|Bishop Steve Coleman||Williams Temple Church of God In Christ|
|Justin Costa||Portland School Committee|
|Dennis Crowley||Greater Portland Landmarks|
|Rev. Kenneth Lewis||Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church|
|Jaime Parker||Friends of the Parks Commission|
|Abraham Peck||Academic Council for Post-Holocaust Jewish, Christian and Islamic Studies|
|Regina Phillips||NAACP Portland Branch|
|Jonathan Reitman||Interfaith Maine|
|Wells Staley-Mays||NAACP Portland Branch|
|Simon Thompson||Portland School Committee|
|Dawud Ummah||USM Chaplaincy Office|
Judy Rosen Executive Department
The Commission will be meeting the 1st Wednesday of the month beginning March 3, 2010. The meetings will be from 5:00-7:00 and will be held in Council Chambers, City Hall.
Please contact the City of Portland, Maine 04102 Room 208 at (207) 874-8685 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.