UMass Dartmouth will hold the 16th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on Friday, February 2 at 8:30 a.m. at Woodland Commons. Shaun King, a voice in the Black Lives Matter movement will deliver the keynote address.
Proceeds from the event support student-centered diversity initiatives at UMass Dartmouth. Last year's event raised funds for:
- Haitian American Student Association
- Nursing- Bridging the Gap Program
- Two scholarships for Share the Dream
- African Student Association
- Unity Fest
- Cape Verdean Student Association
- National Association of Black Engineers
Tickets for the breakfast are $25 for the public, UMass Dartmouth faculty/staff and alumni. Admission is free for students, but limited seats are available. Please register here.
About Shaun King
Through a mastery of social media, Shaun King starts and extends crucial conversations about racial discriminaion, civil rights, police brutality, and the Black Lives Matter movement. Now writer-in-residence as Harvard Law School's Fair Justice Project and a columnist at The Intercept, King proposes real ways we can all enact social justice and equality. For more about Shaun King, visit his website at www.shaunking.org.