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The 2018 Peace Breakfast will take place on January 15, 2018, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The Celebration Keynote Address will be held in the LaSells Stewart Center following the Peace Breakfast from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Following the Keynote Address, all community members are invited to join in a Peace March from the LaSells Stewart Center to the Student Experience Plaza.
The annual Peace Breakfast honors the legacy of Dr. King and legacy awards are presented to community members for exemplary service. The 2018 Peace Breakfast will take place on January 15, 2018, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The Peace Breakfast is free and open to Oregon State community members and invited guests. Update 1/10/18: The Peace Breakfast is sold out.
The 2018 Keynote Address speaker is Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry
Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry will deliver the 2018 Keynote Address. Harris-Perry is the maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University, the executiv e director of the Pro Humanitate Institute and founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center. She is the award-winning author of "Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought" and "Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America."
Join the Oregon State community for a Peace March at 12:30 p.m. from the La Sells Stewart Center to the Student Experience Center Plaza. The Peace March is an opportunity to join in solidarity with community members and reflect on Dr. King’s legacy of creating transformative change through non-violence.