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DOORS OPEN AT 6:30AM***


DIRECTIONS:   
The Sheraton Grand Seattle 1400 6th Ave, Seattle, WA (
see in google maps ).

PARKING INFORMATION:   
Street parking is free due to the holiday. Valet parking at the Sheraton Seattle is $25. There are several parking garages nearby from - (
see parking garages here) .


OUR PURPOSE

"To unite communities to celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., honor leaders who model his work, and promote justice and reconciliation with community partners in the greater seattle community."
Our 7th  Annual   ​Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast    PRESENTED BY  MLK Prayer Breakfast Planning Committee, MLK Breakfast Business Advisory Committee, Urban Impact and Community Partners  - Seattle Urban Academy, Divine Alternative for Dads Services, Telios, Seattle Pacific University John Perkins Center, Matt Talbot Center, in cooperation with the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee. 
 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Rev. Eugene Cho’s​​ many passions involve leadership, justice, the whole Gospel, and the pursuit of God’s Kingdom here on this earth. He travels throughout the world to encourage churches, non-profits, pastors, leaders, missionaries, and justice workers – whether this happens in churches, arenas, conferences, universities, or as a guest in underground churches, villages, homes, mud huts, or refugee camps.

Eugene Cho is also the founder and former Senior Pastor of Quest Church – an urban, multi-cultural and multi-generational church in Seattle, Washington – as well as the founder and Executive Director of the Q Café, founder and visionary of One Day's Wages, and author of Overrated: Are We More in Love with the Idea of Changing the World Than Actually Changing the World?

AWARDEES
COMMUNITY AWARD RECIPIENT

Chief Best has served the Seattle Police Department for 26 years. Prior to assuming her role as Chief of Police, she served as Deputy Chief, overseeing the Patrol Operations, Investigations, and Special Operations Bureaus, as well as the Community Outreach section. Chief Best has completed the Senior Management Institute for Police, the FBI National Academy, and the Criminal Justice Executive Leadership Institute, and will receive her Master’s in Criminal Justice Leadership from Northeastern University this year.

    
BUSINESS AWARD RECIPIENT

Joanne Harrell is the Senior Director for U.S. Citizenship, at Microsoft, where she has worked since 2001 leading teams in the Global Sales, Marketing and Services disciplines focused on Enterprise, Public Sector and Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) customers and partners. Ms. Harrell’s pre-Microsoft work history encompasses executive roles within the high-tech, telecommunications and non-profit sectors. She has been widely recognized and honored as a woman of achievement and leadership, great community impact, and influencer for greater diversity.

    
    
CO-CHAIRS
Romanita Hairston-Overstreet is passionate about and driven by her faith to work towards solutions to society’s biggest challenges at the intersection of corporate, civil, and governmental initiatives. She is a senior level executive with over 25 years of experience in cross-sector initiatives, social sector leadership, philanthropy, program design, and change leadership. In her role at Microsoft, Romanita is working to increase future-ready skills for the digital economy; strengthen workforce ecosystems through partnerships and technology enabled solutions, and utilize design thinking to develop scalable, customer-focused, solutions that achieve employability and greater economic opportunity for all.
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Rev. Harvey Drake is Senior Pastor of Emerald City Bible Fellowship, a vibrant multi-racial congregation in Seattle, Washington, and President and Founder of Urban Impact, both of which are committed to proactively addressing the spiritual and practical needs of families in Rainier Valley.  Rev. Drake, an ordained minister, has served as Area Director for both Youth for Christ in Oakland, CA and Young Life in Seattle, WA.  He is the founder and president of Urban Impact a community development organization in Seattle’s Rainier Valley.  He is a frequent speaker for conferences, churches and community events.  
 
    
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