City Hall closed Monday, 1/21/19 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

Mosier City Hall will be closed January 21st this year to observe the federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr (1929 – 1968).

Dr. King was a civil rights activist and baptist minister who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance.

His work inspired President John F. Kennedy to write the American Civil Rights Act, which was signed into law July 2, 1964 by President Lyndon Johnson and then supported through the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments of the U.S. Constitution. Read more about the Civil Rights Act of 1964 here.

 

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