Community Anti-Racism Education Initiative (C.A.R.E.)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast and Day of Service 2018

Be Human Kind: A Way To Healing

January 15, 2018
St. Cloud State University
Halenbeck Hall
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and Day of Service honors the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.. On this day we commemorate Dr. King's dream of a multiracial nation united in justice, peace, and reconciliation. The breakfast will feature a keynote address by Sheyann Webb Christburg, civil rights activist and acclaimed author and a vibrant community dialogue led by St. Cloud Community Champions at each table.

On site craft projects that benefit St. Cloud residents in need, will be available after the breakfast from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on the upper deck of the Halenbeck Main Gym. A food packaging event will also take place from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on site. No pre-registration is required to participate in the craft projects. Appropriate for all age groups

Local citizens, business owners, community leaders, and non-profit organizations are welcome. The event is free and open to the public however registration is required. Registration opens November 13, 2017 and closes on January 11, 2018. Seating is limited. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. The Breakfast begins at 8 a.m.

Keynote Address

Sheyann Webb ChristburgSheyann Webb Christburg, Civil rights activist and acclaimed author of Selma, Lord, Selma will be give the Keynote Address for the 2018 Breakfast live in Halenbeck Hall.

In its fifth year, the MLK Breakfast event invites students, employees and community members to engage in conversations and interactions on things that really matter and to critically analyze how to create positive change and to do the required actions to support the well being of everyone in our community.

Other MLK Breakfast Community Service Activities


Will there be food options for vegans and vegetarians?

The breakfast menu will have non-pork, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-friendly food items available.

Where is the best place to park?

All parking lots on campus will be open for free parking. All restricted and disability parking sites are enforced. (see campus map

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email us at: 

Major Sponsors

  • CentraCare Health
  • Granite Equity Partners
  • United Way of Central Minnesota
  • Central Minnesota Community Foundation
  • St Cloud State University