King contemporaries, elected officials, local faith leaders, and other special guests will share recollections of Dr. King and his work from the Main Stage. Participants include Governor Charlie D. Baker, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, and U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey. These will share their stories from the frontlines and engage in dialogue about The Movement then and now.
Drum Major awards will be presented to Marvin Gilmore and Charlotte Golar Richie for their exemplary community service. Anniversary Awards will be given to Quincy Miller of Eastern Bank, Robert Lewis, Jr. of The Base, Lillie Searcy of Hattie Cooper Community Center, and Darnell Williams, formerly of the Urban League of East Massachusetts, for their exemplify excellence in their corporate and community leadership and have demonstrated a commitment to social responsibility in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast was founded and hosted by St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and Union United Methodist Church. Net proceeds from the MLK Memorial Breakfast support the community programs and services at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and Union United Methodist Church. The event will attract an audience of about 1,500 including business, civic, community, and religious leaders, as well as educational and community organizations from across Massachusetts. The breakfast features MC Shayna Seymour, co-anchor of WCVB’s award-winning, nightly news magazine, Chronicle, and live gospel music.
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St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
1073 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
Tel: (617) 427-6175
Union United Methodist Church
485 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Tel: (617) 536-0872