THE 24th BLACK HISTORY BREAKFAST
THURSDAY MARCH 16, 2017
Our Most Ambitious Black History Breakfast Ever
Enoch Woodhouse, II, Esq. is a Tuskegee Airman who served our country during World War II, and was one of 24 honored at last year's Black History Breakfast. Re-live that magical event through the Photo Gallery.
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Keynote Speaker and Social Justice Advocate Rev. Dr. Marjorie Jones
This is a Special Breakfast You Won't Want To Miss!
Our 24th Empowerment Recognition Breakfast since the year 2000
The Black History Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Rev. Dr. Marjorie Jones
Dr. Marjorie Jones is Professor Emerita of Education and Senior Advisor in the Ph.D. in Education Program at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She has taught courses in education, social sciences and humanities and had direct responsibility for courses in middle and high school education and meeting the individual needs of diverse learners. She also taught courses in cultural studies and race and ethnic relations.
Dr. Jones served as chair and co-chair of the Lesley University Diversity Council and co-chairs the Kingston-Mann Students as Scholars Program at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. While at the University of Guyana Dr. Jones served in several capacities including Senior Lecturer, Head of the Division of Foundations and Administration, Dean of the Faculty of Education, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Director of Development. At Education Development Center (Newton, MA.) she served as a curriculum developer, project director and senior associate researcher for national and international curricula. Prior to joining Lesley University Dr. Jones served as project director of the Community Mobilization and Empowerment Project at the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts.
Dr. Jones is an ordained local elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) and teaches Understanding the Call in the New England Conference Ministerial Institute. She is President of the Board of Christian Education at Charles Street AME Church and serves as the Conference Director of Christian Education for the New England Annual Conference of the AME Church.
Her research is focused on teaching and learning, the scholarship of teaching and on institutions as conducive learning environments. Her most recent research appears as a chapter author and member of the editorial team in the book, “Culturally Responsive Teaching and Reflection in Higher Education” (2017) published by Routledge.
Dr. Jones and her husband Compton are the proud parents of four adult children and five grand children.
Rev. Dr. Ray Hammond, Senior Co-Pastor Bethel AME Church - Boston
Rev. Dr. Gloria White Hammond, Senior Co-Pastor Bethel AME Church - Boston
Rev. Dr. Gregory Groover, Senior Pastor Charles Street AME Church - Boston
Professor Charles Ogletree, Harvard Law School & Sr. Advisor to President Barack Obama
Atty. Michael Curry, Immediate President Boston Branch, NAACP
Atty. Tanisha Sullivan, Past Pres. Boston Chapter Delta Sigma Theta & President Boston Branch NAACP
Rev. Liz Walker, Senior Pastor Roxbury Presbyterian Church
Bishop John Borders, Senior Pastor Morning Star Baptist Church
Rev. Dr. Rev. Michael Haynes, Pastor Emeritus Twelfth Baptist Church & Early Boston Friend/Colleague Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rev. Mariama White Hammond, Ecological Minister Bethel AME Church - Boston
Mr. Darnell Williams, President & CEO Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts
•Bring young people to the Breakfast.
•Bring emerging diverse staff members and leaders.
•Bring your family members.
•Bring community advocates.
•Bring your business leaders.
•Bring anyone who cares about economic development and multicultural leadership.
Special THANKS to ALL of our Sponsors for making our Black History Breakfast a BIG SUCCESS!! THANK YOU SPONSORS!!