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Idaho human rights groups will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16


For Immediate Release: Jan. 9, 2022
Media Contact: Theresa Hardy, Theresa.Hardy@labor.idaho.gov, (208) 334-2873 ext. 3987

Lt. Gov. Scott Bedke will join former State Senator Cherie Buckner-Webb for the 36th annual Idaho Human Rights/Martin Luther King Day celebration in the Idaho State Capitol, Monday, Jan. 16 at noon.

Lt. Gov. Bedke and Buckner-Webb will be accompanied by the Boise State University trumpeters and Ballet Folklórico México Lindo, a community based Mexican folkdance group located in Nampa, Idaho. Danza Azteca Tonatiuh will also perform.

Buckner-Webb serves on many local and national boards and is the recipient of numerous awards in acknowledgement for civic, state and national service. She is a founding board member of the Idaho Black History Museum, winner of the HP Human Rights Award, the Jefferson Award for Public Service and more.

Lt. Gov. Bedke was elected in November 2022 after serving nine terms as a state representative in the Idaho Legislature, most recently as speaker of the house.

The public is invited to attend the one-hour event. All activities will be centered on the second floor of the Capitol Rotunda.


The Idaho Human Rights Commission enforces state and federal anti-discrimination laws in Idaho and provides mediation services to resolve complaints. The Commission also provides free training for businesses and organizations throughout the state. Learn more at https://humanrights.idaho.gov/.

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Idaho Labor Groups Celebrate Idaho Human Rights / Martin Luther King Jr. Day

News Release

For Immediate Release: Jan. 17, 2019
Information ContactCarmen Barney, Idaho Human Rights Commission, (208) 334-2873 ext. 3682; Renee Bade, Serve Idaho, (208) 332-3578 ext. 4061

Serve Idaho and the Idaho Human Rights Commission are participating in the Idaho Human Rights/Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Idaho State Capitol on Monday, Jan. 21.

Activities are centered in the Capitol rotunda, 2nd floor, beginning at noon Monday with a performance by Boise State University trumpeters.

Gov. Brad Little will read the Idaho Human Rights Day proclamation followed by a keynote speaker and inspiring messages from a diverse array of Idaho citizens. Labor Director Jani Revier will provide closing remarks. The event includes a performance by Mariachi De Mi Tierra, a mariachi composed of local area youth.

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