MLK Day Programming.

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The Hopkinton Youth & Family Services would like to invite and make you aware of MLK Day programming that may be of interest to you:

1. The Youth Commission is hosting a storytime and craft for kids on Monday, January 18th at 10am. This event will be a live reading of Magic Trash: A Story of Tyree Guyton and his Art along with live craft. Erin Graziano of Hopkinton will be reading the story and leading youth ages 5-12 in an art project of their own. Registration is required.When: Jan 18, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this event:

2. The Hopkinton Freedom Team in partnership with HYFS is hosting a talk on Unity by Hyppolite Ntigurirwa. This talk will be available for viewing anytime and will be featured as well in the Islamic Masumeen School program on Sunday 1/17(info attached below). This talk does contain some sensitive content related to a 7 year old child's witness and experience of the Rwandan genocide and viewing is that of personal discretion. If you have questions, please just reach out to me and ask.

For more information on the Hopkinton Freedom Team and for information about how to access the recorded version of Hippolyte's talk:

Also: The Founder of the Natick Freedom Team, Jamele Adams is speaking through Westborough Connects on Love, Inclusion, and Trust on MLK Day from 11am to 12:30pm. His foundational work has made the Hopkinton Freedom Team possible. A link for more information:

May this weekend and commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and work be a meaningful one for you and your families.