City of Davis in partnership with Davis Media Access

The City of Davis partners with Davis Media Access on special events on occassion.  Please enjoy the episodes presented.

The 27th Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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The 27th Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration presented by City of Davis and City of Davis Human Relations Commission.   Partnering with Davis Media Access.    Presented virtual this year on youtube, DCTV Ch. 15 and KDRT 95.7fm.      Featuring footage from previous years as well as new video submissions.    Again, click here to view the show on the City of Davis Youtube Channel on Monday Jan 18 at 9am.

The 20th Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6nBoJjxiho&feature=youtu.be

The 20th Annual Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration.

Recorded by Davis Media Access on Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Varsity Theater, 616 Second Street, Davis, CA

Program is presented by the Davis Human Relations Commission and the City of Davis.  Keynote address presented by Dana Vickers Shelley of the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama.


The 25th Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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"Advancing the Dream: Empowering and Uplifting the Next Generation"

The 25th Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration took place on Monday, January 21, 2019 in the Varsity Theatre, Davis, CA.

This year’s event featured presentations and music to help commemorate the life and accomplishments of Dr. King.

The 22nd Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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The 22nd Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Honoring Black Lives Matter:  The Movement Continues.  Recorded by Davis Media Access on Monday, January 18, 2016 at the Varsity Theatre.  

Welcome with Mandell Davis, Human Relations Commission.

Music with James Williams, Ron Goldberg.

Story Telling with Gloria Jones.

Poetry with Vanar Sena Pathshala.

Key Note Presentation  "From Selma to Ferguson: Criminal Justice is a Civil Right" with Natasha Minsker, Director of ACLU California Center for Advocacy & Policy.

The 23rd Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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 The 23rd Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
“Justice Everywhere: Speaking Up For JUSTICE in a Climate of Intolerance”
 
Commemorating the life and accomplishments of Dr. King for civil rights, peace and nonviolence.   
 
Featuring:
Keynote speaker Garth Lewis, musician Aleta Ballinger, children of the Parents of African American Children Davis group,  a talk by Jessa Rae Growing Thunder, musician Marque Cass, and the Davis Freedom Singers.
 

The 18th Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration

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The 18th Annual City of Davis Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration

Monday, January 16, 2012

Varsity Theater

featuring: Patwin Elementary Chorus

Mayor Joe Krovoza

Davis Youth Presentation

Keynote Speaker Lecia Brooks

Panel Discussion

Davis Freedom Singers

Freedom March

TRT: 01:40:00

The 24th Annual City of Davis Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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A remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Davis Varsity Theater.

With a theme of  "Equity in Education & STEM - Realizing the Dream!",  Davis Media Access was there to record on January 15, 2018.

Featuring Davis Mayor Robb Davis, UC Davis Ph.D. student Nkechinyere Chidi-Ogbolu, keynote speaker Mariama Gray, dance performances by Afrovibes, the Davis Freedom Singers, and children from the Parents of African-American Children group.

You can watch the video here:

https://archive.org/details/MLK2018

Elemental Street Mural

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Video documenting the creation of the Elemental Street Mural, in the Senda Nueva Neighborhood of Davis, CA.   Created over the course of many months in 2018, culminating in a weekend of painting on October 12-14.

Featuring some of the design team: Danielle Fodor- Lead Artist, Judy Catambay, Carlea Warren-Rossi, Josiah Lopez, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, and 150 residents from the neighborhood.

Davis Train Depot - 150th Celebration on August 25, 2018

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Davis Media Access was on site to document the festivities to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first train rolling in the Davis Train Depot.   

The event included historical exhibits, free railroad giveaways, live period music, children’s activities, refreshments, entertainment, commemoration speeches and the unveiling of an interpretive plaque detailing the arrival of the first train at the Davisville Station in 1868.

Recorded on 8/25/18 and edited by Bryce Parker for Davis Media Access.