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About the 19th Ward Community Association

The 19th Ward Community Association is a group of neighbors striving to preserve the residential character of the historic 19th Ward neighborhood in Rochester, New York. Our mission is to create, foster and maintain a “multi-racial community where individual and cultural differences are celebrated and where people share a sense of community.” We are a member-supported, volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization.

Luminary Events for 2019

Please come join us as we celebrate Martin Luther King’s Birthday in the 19th Ward. MLK Celebration will be January 19th from 12pm-1pm at the Arnett Library. Our keynote speaker will be LaShay Harris, Monroe County Legislator with a performance by 19th Ward MLK Children’s Choir.

Luminary Evening will be Monday, January 21st from 6-9pm. Take a look at the Google map on the sidebar to see what hotspots are available this year in our neighborhood as we light up the night on Dr. King’s birthday!

Open your door in 2019 sign up for Hot Spot; this is a social gathering serving a hot beverage and maybe cookies to your neighbors and sharing your thoughts on the legacy of King.

Contact MLK Committee Chair Zola Brown if you have any questions 585-210-9370. The 14th Annual Luminary Evening begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, January 21st when residents of the 19th Ward will begin setting out luminaries on the sidewalks in front of their homes to celebrate community, friendship and the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream.

For more information see our special page.

Luminary Events for 2019