On a majestic, summerlike day, Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) employees and family members took part in the 44th Annual Martin Luther King Commemorative Parade, which started at the corner of N. Detroit Avenue and John Hope Franklin Boulevard and extended through the historic Greenwood Avenue all the way to Archer and ending near ONEOK Field.
This year’s theme is “We Are Stronger When Working Together.” More than 180 organizations, marchers, music, floats and participants lined the streets to celebrate the legacy of the late civil rights leader.
This is the first year F&CS employees took part in the parade in addition to observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a paid holiday. F&CS values culture and diversity in all aspects of its work. The agency recognizes the importance of honoring and celebrating the diversity within their community, including different races, ethnicities, and cultures.
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