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MLK Jr. Drum Major for Freedom Breakfast

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

| $60 – $5,000
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Please join Allen Temple Health and Social Services as we host the 2nd Annual MLK Freedom Breakfast honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Guests will enjoy opportunities to meet other trailblazer and pioneers within the community.

This year’s theme is “FREEDOM” and guests will enjoy opportunities to reflect on this word and its relevance in today’s political, social, and racial climates.

Of course, this celebration and will include highlights such as spoken word, MLK speeches, and music. Featured guests:

Cat Brooks, activist, mother and civil rights leader. Founder of the Anti-Police Terror Project, co-chair of the ONYX Organizing Committee, member of Black Lives Matter Bay Area and one of the Black Friday 14.

Kev Choice is an Oakland based Pianist, emcee, producer, bandleader and Music historian. He has a deep connection to the community and is a cultural historian dedicated to cultural expression and the art of making quality music.

Dr. Arnold Perkins, community servant, consultant and speaker in a number of areas, including youth development, intergenerational work in African American communities, HIV and AIDS, organizational change and community engagement. He works with foundations, government agencies, community groups, law enforcement, hospitals, school districts and others.

Makani Themba, is a social justice innovator and pioneer in the field of change communications and narrative strategy. She has spent more than 20 years supporting organizations, coalitions and philanthropic institutions in developing high impact change initiatives.

Welcome and remarks from Mrs. Jackie Thompson.

Networking from 8:30-9:00 am.

Breakfast and program will begin promptly 9am.

We hope to see you there!


January 15, 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
$60 – $5,000
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