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Fifty years after King’s assassination, we at IMAN remain committed to driving out darkness, hatred, poverty and the blight of devastating structural racism from the inner-city communities that we serve.

Only Light, Only Love is a weeklong series of events focused on building the powerful, permeating love which—by necessity—”implements the demands of justice” as Dr. King demanded that it should over five decades ago.

We invite you to join us for a week of inspiring programming:

Monday, April 2 | Illuminating Love Ceramic Workshop
Shine light with your own handmade ceramic oil warmer.
4:30-6:30 pm
IMAN Beloved Community Ceramic Studio | 2747 W. 63rd St

Tuesday, April 3 | Grassroots Power Hour
Connect with community members as we deepen relationships, build power and know our rights.
5:30-7:00 pm
IMAN Youth & Arts Wellness Center | 2747 W. 63rd Street

Wednesday, April 4 | MLK Living Memorial Reflection Ceremony
Gather at the Marquette Park Fieldhouse to reflect on Dr. King’s life and the power of community.
5:30-7:30 pm
MLK Living Memorial | 6743 S. Kedzie

Thursday, April 5 | Corner Store Cypher
Engage with IMAN artists during a pop-up show at a local corner store.
2:00-4:00 pm
Gigi’s | 3101 W. 63rd Street

Friday, April 6 | Special Jum’ah Prayer & Reflection
Spiritually recharge and reflect with family and friends.
1:00-3:00 pm
IMAN Youth & Arts Wellness Center | 2747 W. 63rd Street

Saturday, April 7 | CommUNITY Café
Be inspired by local and national artists at the intersection of arts, spirituality, and community.
6:30 pm
Harold Washington Cultural Center | 4701 South King Drive