Rep. Alcee Hastings Will Close Out Annual Dr. King Celebration


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By Eric L. Wesson Sr.
CALL Staff Writer
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference will present Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings who will close out the annual week-long Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. at the Palestine Missionary Baptist Church of Jesus Christ, located at 3619 E. 39th street. The event is free and open to the public.
The keynote speaker will be Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida.
Rep. Hastings is the senior member in the House Committee on Rules. He is the ranking member on the Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process, which deals with legislation regarding relations between Congress and the Executive Branch.
Congressman Hastings is also the ranking democratic member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe U.S.
Helsinki Commission, charged with monitoring compliance with the Helsinki Accords and advancing comprehensive security through promotion of human rights, democracy, and economic, environmental and military cooperation in 57 countries.
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