10 AM – 1 PM
Monday, January 16, 2023
Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) Board President Cynthia McClain-Hill and General Manager and Chief Engineer Martin L. Adams will proudly be marching with LADWP employees representing the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) at the 38th Annual Kingdom Day Parade. LADWP Diversity Equity Inclusion leadership and staff members will also be marching.
The contingent will feature a large LADWP boom truck used in electrical linework and two of the latest electric vehicles in LADWP’s fleet, including an F-150. Both LADWP employees and leadership are committed to honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by building a stronger Los Angeles through equity, service, innovation and opportunity. LADWP also honors its African American employees who are a critical part of the Department’s major projects and initiatives.
The Kingdom Day Parade is America’s largest birthday celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s parade theme is “Making America The Last Best Hope of The World.” The Kingdom Day Parade has in past years attracted more than a million people to view the procession that steps off onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard at Arlington Blvd.
Map and further details available on event website www.kingdomdayparade.org
10:00 AM Parade kicks off from the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
and Arlington Blvd. and moves west towards Crenshaw Blvd
11:00 AM Live broadcast begins
1:00 PM Parade ends at the intersection of Crenshaw Blvd. and Vernon Ave.
LADWP INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE
- Cynthia McClain-Hill, President of Board of Water & Power Commissioners
- Martin L. Adams, LADWP General Manager and Chief Engineer
- Evelyn Cortez-Davis, Assistant Director of the Water Resources Division
LADWP employees marching with colorful banners accompanied by a large boom truck used for power line work and two of the latest operational electric vehicles in their fleet.
LADWP | Albert Rodriguez (213) 841-4142
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