Bristol Community College will host its 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, featuring Dr. Rachel Jessica Daniel and hosting an interactive Day of Service that serves multiple age groups and a host of community offerings. The in-person events are free and open to all.

The Keynote presentation will be delivered by Dr. Rachel Jessica Daniel, who is the co-editor of the recently released book, It's Our Movement Now: Black Women's Politics and the 1977 National Women's Conference. She is the founding Director of the Center for Employee Enrichment and Development (CEED) at Massasoit Community College, where she is a professor of English.

Dr. Rachel Jessica Daniel’s research and teachings focus on African American women's literature and Black popular culture. She is a thought leader and institutional influencer who creates professional development opportunities that focus on the mindful integration of equitable practices. She received a Ph.D. in English, with a concentration in American Studies and a graduate certificate in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The breakfast will be held on Monday, Jan. 16, in the Commonwealth College Center (G building), on the Bristol Fall River Campus, 777 Elsbree Street. The event begins at 8:30 a.m., with a breakfast buffet, keynote address and entertainment, before transitioning to workshops and activities at 10:30 a.m. The 90-minute workshops will include the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Kindness Rocks; service-learning activities and more!

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