UNCF Greater New York Inter-Alumni Council Celebrates the Life of Civil Rights Icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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UNCF Greater New York Inter-Alumni Council (GNYIAC) will host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on January 16th.

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"The time is always right to do what is right." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

UNCF Greater New York Inter-Alumni Council (GNYIAC) will host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on January 16th. For 26 years, this event has celebrated the life and achievements of UNCF alumnus Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse College graduate of the class of 1948.

The 2017 honorees are the National Association of University Women and Ms. Lacey Britton, Morris Brown College graduate. Both will be recognized for their dedication and support of UNCF’s work in the community. Rev. Jeffrey S. Thompson, pastor of Amity Baptist Church will serve as the keynote speaker.

WHO: UNCF Greater New York Inter-Alumni Council

WHAT: 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Breakfast

WHEN: Monday, January 16, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Antun’s; 96-43 Springfield Boulevard; Queens Village, NY

For more information about the UNCF Greater New York Office Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Breakfast, contact: Lisa Banks at 212.820.0151.

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UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding nearly 20 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF awards more than $100 million in scholarships annually and administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at more than 1,100 colleges and universities across the country. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”® Learn more at UNCF.org, or for continuous updates and news, follow UNCF on Twitter at @UNCF.

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