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GFCC MLK 2023 Celebration


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

We have reached capacity for our MLK 2023 in-person event. If individuals would like to be placed on a waiting list they can leave a message with the GFCC Central Office at (508) 626-2118 or send an email to Otherwise, we would like to encourage those individuals to register and view our MLK 2023 event via Live Stream.

Virtual Celebration - 1/16/2023

Starts at 9 am ET


Malcolm Johnson

Malcolm Johnson is a general assignment reporter with NBC10 Boston and NECN. Before his arrival in Boston in January 2018, Johnson was a general assignment reporter and anchor for WFTX in Fort Myers, Florida. Before joining WFTX, he began his on-air reporting career in Macon, Georgia.

Johnson earned a reputation for covering a wide range of issues and delivering thorough reports on breaking news as a morning reporter. He’s covered multiple hurricanes - including Maria and Irma, the 2016 presidential election as the candidate's campaigns crisscrossed Florida, a mass shooting inside teenage nightclub “Club Blu” and multiple murder cases that received national attention.

Keynote Speaker

Gilda A. Barabino

Gilda A. Barabino is the second president of Olin College of Engineering. She is leading the college into its next chapter as it continues its mission to transform engineering education around the world.

A chemical engineer by training, with broad interests in global health and interdisciplinary research
and education, Dr. Barabino has pioneered new engineering approaches to problems in medicine. She is a passionate advocate for health equity and leads national efforts to engage engineers in developing solutions to health disparities.

In recognition of her outstanding professional achievement, Dr. Barabino has received many of the highest honors in academia. In 2021, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is also an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Barabino leads on a global stage. She is the president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest interdisciplinary scientific society.



Marshalee’s greatest desire is to share the love story of the gospel of Jesus Christ through song. Her ministry has helped thousands to come to the realization of the calling and purpose for which they were made---To praise God.

Marshalee has opened in concert for Grammy, Stella, and Dove Award winners Martha Munuzzi, Donald Lawrence & Tri-City Choir, Jekalyn Carr, Dr. Bobby Jones, and others. Her music is heard across the United States and abroad as far away as Australia. Marshalee is appreciated for her rich and powerful vocals and loving and humble spirit. Marshalee is an active member at the Greater Framingham Community Church in Framingham MA in its music ministry, some of them join her in worship when she travels to the minister which is a blessing. Listen to her latest music at Booking info: Phone #: 617-861-7013 / Email:

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Conference


8:00 AM - 1:30 PM (Lunch will be provided)

All ages are Welcome! - Grades K-12, Parents, Teachers, Mentors Free Admission

Interactive Sessions will include an HBCU panel, a STEM panel featuring Local Women Professionals, Team Building, Tips for College Admissions, Our Keynote Speaker, and much more.

Keynote Speaker

Minister TattiMinister Jeremi Taitt is the Youth Minister for Twelfth Baptist Church. He attended Salem State University and he has a passion for the Lord. Minister Taitt describes why he preaches “I love to share the good news of Jesus Christ with all who will listen.”

HBCU Panel Moderator

Moderator CargillLettirose Cargill is a junior Political Science and Philosophy double major on a pre-law track at Howard University. Lettirose is from Worcester Massachusetts, an activist, an aspiring politician, and a member of the Greater Framingham Community Church.

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