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23rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast

​​​​​Jan. 24, 2020

On Jan. 21, DePaul faculty, staff, students and alumni celebrated the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during the university's annual prayer breakfast held in his honor. In its 23rd year, this campus tradition educates participants about relevant contemporary issues that have an impact on the African-American community. Hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, the event is part of the President’s Signature Speakers Series.

This year's breakfast featured keynote speaker LaTosha Brownco-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, an organization dedicated to increasing the political power of black people. A fall 2019 resident fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics, Brown also is an award-winning organizer and political strategist, and co-founder of Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute, which provides training and support to community-based organizations.

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