The nineteenth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspirational Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 13 at First Baptist Fort Lauderdale, will kick off a weekend of occasions to acknowledge the civil rights pioneer.
Introduced by JM Household Enterprises, Inc., different actions all through the weekend embrace a luncheon, a Teen City Corridor, and Day of Service initiatives all through South Florida. Greater than 1,000 enterprise and civic neighborhood leaders are anticipated to attend the MLK, Jr. Inspirational Breakfast and Luncheon to help the YMCA of South Florida’s “I Have a Dream” Youth Scholarship Fund. The Y affords varied youth packages, together with preschool, after-school, employment alternatives, teen teams, faculty excursions and readiness.
The keynote speaker on the breakfast is Michelle Duster, writer, public historian, professor and granddaughter of civil rights and ladies’s rights activist Ida B. Wells. Previous keynote audio system embrace Martin Luther King, III, Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones and Stanford College Professor and Martin Luther King, Jr. Analysis and Schooling Institute Director Dr. Clayborne Carson.
In the course of the breakfast and luncheon, the YMCA of South Florida will current two awards in every county. The Dave W. Money Youth Management Award is introduced yearly to a pupil in Broward and in Miami-Dade County that embodies Dr. King’s beliefs in advocating for social change in the neighborhood. Each recipients are awarded a $2,000 faculty scholarship supporting their continued schooling. The Spirit of Group Award acknowledges a neighborhood advocate in Broward and Miami-Dade County who exemplifies the social activism, advocacy, nonviolence, civic engagement and variety beliefs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Among the many previous winners are the Kids’s Belief, Path Blazers of Broward County, Derek T. Davis, Valencia Gunder, The Mizell Household, Honorable Darrin P. Gayles, Dr. Robert B. Hayling, Willie E. Gary, Officer Lerue Sarvis and Jason Taylor.
Tickets to the nineteenth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspirational Breakfast are $150 per particular person or $2,500 per desk. For added data on the Y’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspirational Weekend occasions, together with tickets, go to https://ymcasouthflorida.org/event/martin-luther-king-jr-inspirational-weekend-2023/