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BROUGHT TO YOU BY STATE REP. GARNET COLEMAN (D) What:Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed of a world where we would “not be judged by the color of [our] skin, but by the content of [our] character.” Take a trip to the Children’s Museum of Houston to honor his acclaimed “I Have a Dream Speech” which rocked the nation during the Civil Rights Movement in 1963 and sparked his everlasting legacy. Special Events:State Rep. Garnet Coleman and Gardere Oratory Speech Winner Recital: Listen to the uplifting words of Rep. Coleman as he hosts this year’s Gardere Oratorical winner. Caryakid Award: We’ll pay tribute a Houston leader who has been a model for Dr. King’s beliefs and who has given back to the community. Peace Rally Led by Kid’s Committee and “I Have a Dream Speech” rendition: Join a peaceful march down Kid’s Hall then hear the speech that changed history.Young Harmonies of Houston: Listen to moving and inspirational sounds of this choir.On-going Activities:Young Leaders Self-Portrait: Every good leader needs a good portrait. Come by theAlexanderArt Academy to draw yours.Dream Wall: Dr. King had dreams, and we know you do too. Come to Junktion, write down your dream and share it with us on our Dream Wall.Family Seal: Design a special symbol which represents the beliefs of you and your family at Junktion.Paper Cranes: Embrace a different culture and Dr. King’s message of peace through symbolic origami cranes at Junktion.Blood Drive: Help someone in need by participating in a blood drive. One pint of blood could save three lives.