THE Y FOR
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The 30th Annual YMCA of San Diego County Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr. Human Dignity Award Breakfast will host more than
1,200 on Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Town & Country Resort.

MLK BREAKFAST

Living the Dream

29th Annual YMCA
of San Diego County
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Human Dignity Award Breakfast

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17TH, 2014
Town & Country Resort, Atlas Ballroom

Presented by the
Jackie Robinson Family YMCA

MLK

Thanks to all for joining us in honoring the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we continue to honor his legacy by striving to make a difference in our communities.

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Human Dignity Award is given each year to a person who most exemplifies the work and character of its namesake Dr. King. Throughout history, we know that Dr. King will be forever attached to the civil rights movement, but those who study the life and legacy of this American icon know that he was much more.

History

On November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill creating a federal holiday to honor Dr. King. In January 1986, as our nation officially observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day for the first time, the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA hosted our first YMCA of San Diego County breakfast.

January 17, 2000 was the first time Martin Luther King Jr. Day was officially observed in all fifty US states. In 2011, a memorial honoring Dr. King was completed and dedicated in October at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., by the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation. The official address of the monument, 1964 Independence Avenue, S.W., commemorates the year the Civil Rights Act of 1964 became law.

The YMCA celebrates a long connection with Dr. King’s life. During the civil rights movement, meetings were held at YMCA’s.

"Living the Dream" Pledge"Living the Dream" Pledge

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and work, I pledge to do everything that I can to make America and the world a place where equality and justice, and freedom and peace, will grow and flourish.

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I commit myself to Living the Dream by loving, not hating, showing understanding, not anger, making peace, not war, and helping freedom exist for all people everywhere in the world.

Volunteer at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA or learn more about how you can serve others where you live, work or pray.

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