Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast: January 20<sup>th</sup>, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast: January 20th, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Conference: January 18<sup>th</sup>, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Conference: January 18th, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Memorial Breakfast - 1/20/2020

Starts 8am. Doors open 7:15am

Keynote Speaker Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis has earned for the second time in history, the distinct honor of serving as the first female President of a collegiate institution in the United States. On June 30, 2017, Dr. Artis was unanimously appointed by the Board of Trustees as the 14th President of Benedict College. She is the first female President in the 148-year history of the College which was founded by a woman, Mrs. Bathsheba Benedict in 1870. Intentional, professional, and thoroughly committed to the proliferation and transformation of colleges and universities that serve underrepresented men and women of color, Dr. Artis brings to Benedict College a depth of knowledge in higher education and an enthusiasm for students’ success that is unmatched in today’s higher education arena. In March 2019, Dr. Artis was named Diverse: Issues in Higher Education’s Top 35 Leading Women in Higher Education, the annual recognition honors the contributions of women who stand out for their ability to forge solutions to the unprecedented challenges facing the nation’s higher education community. In June 2019, Dr. Artis was selected the 2019 Educator of the Year by the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. HBCU Digest named Dr. Artis the 2018 Female President of the Year, and in August 2019, Benedict received the top honor and declared the 2019 HBCU of the Year. Dr. Artis recently received the Walker Legacy Award which highlights women who champion educational policies and programs to advance economic development. The Columbia Regional Business Report recognized Benedict’s first female President as one of the 2018 Women of Influence and 2018 Most Influential. Under Dr. Artis’ leadership, Benedict College was awarded the 2019 American Council on Education (ACE) Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. The award recognizes institutions across the U.S. that have responded to higher education challenges in innovative and creative ways and achieved dramatic changes in a brief period. Benedict College was only the 2nd HBCU
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Youth Conference - 1/18/2020



DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. YOUTH CONFERENCE 2020 THE GREATEST OF THESE IS LOVE!                 “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020 8:30AM - 1:30PM FRAMINGHAM STATE UNIVERSITY 100 STATE STREET, FRAMINGHAM MA 01701 GREATER FRAMINGHAM COMMUNITY CHURCH Rev. Dr. J. Anthony Lloyd, Pastor 44 Franklin St, Framingham, MA 01702 (508) 626-2118 | WWW.GFCCNET.ORG @GFCCONLINE ON TWITTER FACEBOOK@GFCCHURCH                  • Free Admission • Age specific breakout sessions • Lunch provided      • Variety of Interactive workshops • Leadership development Keynote Speaker - Rev. Dr. Greaves grew up in the Mattapan section of Boston. He is the only son born to Jim and Beryl Greaves and brother to Renee, Nicole and Danielle. He has been married to his wife Karen for 15 years and they are parents of two wonderful daughters, Angelica and Gabriella. As an infant, he was dedicated at Twelfth Baptist Church, Roxbury, MA, by Rev. Dr. Michael Haynes. Through observing authentic Christianity in the leaders of the Karate Ministry, Baptist Youth Fellowship, TBC Basketball Team and other positive role models, Dr. Greaves gave his life to Christ when he was 13 years old and was baptized. On September 14, 2003, he was licensed to preach and in July, 2010 he was ordained through the American Baptist Denomination. He continues to serve in ministry at the Global Ministries Christian Church as the leader of The Bible Institute and Coordinator of The Missions Committee. Dr. Greaves graduated from Salem State College with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. In May of 2008, he obtained a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where on May 7, 2016 he also achieved his Doctor of Ministry Degree in The Preacher and The Message track. Dr. Greaves worked as a licensed social worker (LSW) for the Department of Children and Families for fifteen years where he served as a crisis intervention worker, a PAYA worker • Special Parents, Teachers and Mentors Session (prepari

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