Join us for Mount Ida's 14th Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast with Keynote Speaker Michael Curry, President, NAACP, Boston Chapter on February 9, 2012; Event Open to the Public
January 19, 2012
Newton, MA – Mount Ida College announces that it will host its 14th Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast on February 9, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Carlson Great Room at Mount Ida College’s Carlson Hall at 777 Dedham Street, Newton. The College is pleased to present keynote speaker Michael Curry, President of the Boston Chapter of the NAACP. The cost to attend is $10; no charge to Mount Ida Community members. The event is proudly sponsored by Mount Ida’s Black Student Achievement Coalition, the Diversity Committee and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
In addition to Mr. Curry’s keynote address, Mount Ida College President, Dr. Lance Carluccio, and members of our student organizations Black Student Achievement Coalition, Melodies of Heaven Gospel Choir, Diverse Nations United, Student Association for Latinos and Spanish Americans, and the Gay/Straight Alliance will share words and song in celebration of the achievements and life of Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme of this year’s breakfast, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” comes from Dr. Martin Luther King’s letter written from a Birmingham jail on April 16, 1963. For more information about the event, please contact Roxanne Longoria, Director of Multicultural Affairs at (617) 928-4554 or at email@example.com.
About Michael Curry
Mr. Michael Curry, recently elected President of the Boston Chapter of the NAACP, also is Legislative Affairs Director and Senior Counsel for the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers. For nearly 20 years, Mr. Curry has worked diligently in the areas of health policy, community and public relations, including serving as Senior Policy Advisor for Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Massachusetts and as a key contributor to Governor Deval Patrick’s transition team’s Health Care Working Group. Born and raised in Boston, Mr. Curry attended Boston Public Schools and is a graduate of Macalester College and New England Law. A member of the Massachusetts bar, Mr. Curry also has and continues to participate as a member, chair and/or founder of non-profit boards, including Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, Think Politics and Boston’s Urban Progressives.