The 22nd Annual Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast was held at the Portland Hilton Executive Tower, Monday January 21, 2008.
BDS Director, Paul Scarlett, and Diversity and Community Relations Liaison, Mikal Shabazz, joined over 1,000 attendees in a celebration and recognition of the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Director Scarlett openly expressed his support for this event and pledged bureau-wide participation in the 2009 event.
The proceeds from the annual Skanner Breakfast support the Martin Luther King. Jr. Scholarship Fund. The Fund has given over $360,000 in college scholarships to Oregon students.
Mikal H Shabazz,
Bureau of Development Services