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Aug 13 2018

20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Breakfast

Monday, January 20, 2020, 7:30 am

The Golf Club at Yankee Trace

Elfred Anthony Pinkard, president of Wilberforce University, will present the keynote address for the 20th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast.

His topic will be “King’s Beloved Community Re-Imagined.”

Pinkard previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina and was founding executive director of the United Negro College Fund Institute for Capacity Building which assists 37 member institutions.

He has held administrative positions at ten institutes of higher learning, including seven historically black colleges or universities, and is on the leadership team at the Higher Education Leadership Foundation, a leadership development organization with a focus on historically black colleges. He received his doctor of education degree in administration, planning and social policy from Harvard University.

The annual breakfast takes place at 7:30 am at the Golf Club at Yankee Trace. Registration starts December 1 with online registration HERE. Tickets are $20 each, or $200 for a table of ten.

Businesses and individuals interested in sponsoring the event are invited to complete the form below by November 30.

MLK 2020 Sponsor Form


Diversity Council Membership

The council is seeking new members who are interested in helping further its mission to celebrate and promote an inclusive, diverse and welcoming community. Membership is free and open to people who live, work or worship in Centerville/Washington Township.

If you have an interest in council participation, contact Council Chair Sivaji Subramaniam at cwdcchair@gmail.com or Carol Kennard, past chair, at cgkennard@woh.rr.com. Events are posted on this website and also our Facebook page.

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Welcome to the Centerville-Washington Diversity Council!

Mar 18 2011

The Council is comprised of more than 50 representatives from local government, public and private schools, businesses, media, faith and other ethnic communities, as well as a cross section of various races, ages, physical abilities and sexual orientations.

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