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Community Leader, Michael Baldwin, to speak at MLK Commemoration

Community Leader, Michael Baldwin, to speak at MLK Commemoration
By James Costello

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration invites you to attend the 29th Annual Martin Luther.
King, Jr. Commemoration on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Community leader and activist
Michael Baldwin will speak at Modesto Junior College’s Performing Arts & Media Center, 435
College Ave. at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. This event is free to the public.

Michael Baldwin is a member of Faith in the Valley’s Board of Directors and resides in
Stanislaus County. In 2018, after serving 26 years of a double-life sentence, Michael settled in
Modesto uses his life experience to bring healing and understanding to the traumatized and the
marginalized, to bring equity to the community, to redefine justice, and to mend broken
relationships. He soon started MBS Consultants, founded the nonprofit Legacy Alliance
Outreach, and became a sought-after community advocate, educator, and paralegal. Mr. Baldwin
was a co-leader of Modesto’s Forward Together Working Group on police oversight, whose
recommendations were recently adopted by the Modesto City Council.

Earlier at 4:00 p.m., students are invited to meet with Michael Baldwin in the Modesto Junior.
College Little Theater.

ORGANIZATIONAL SPONSORS at press time: Modesto Peace/Life Center; Modesto Junior
College; California State University, Stanislaus; Modesto Teachers Assoc.; Turlock Teachers
Assoc., California Teachers Assoc.; NAACP.

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