Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast 2020

The Piscataway Township Civil Rights Advisory Commission is holding its Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at the Piscataway Senior Center.

Speaking to give honor to this great civil rights leader will be Rev. Dr. Ronald L. Slaughter of St. James AME Church in Newark.  The well-known orator and community activist is a pastor and New Jersey State Parole Board member who also serves on the board of directors of numerous schools and hospitals.  As usual, there will be lively participation from Piscataway clergy, civil & community leaders and youth.

The event is free of charge and open to everyone.  To RSVP, please e-mail Piscataway Township Chief of Staff Dana Korbman at DKorbman@PiscatawayNJ.org or Ms. Shirley A. Saunders at Ksaun10408@aol.com.

Contact Information
  1. Piscataway Township Chief of Staff Dana Korbman or Ms. Shirley A. Saunders
  2. DKorbman@PiscatawayNJ.org or Ksaun10408@aol.com
Sat, January 18
8:30 am — 10:30 am
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The Piscataway Township Civil Rights Advisory Commission is holding its Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at the Piscataway Senior Center.

Speaking to give honor to this great civil rights leader will be Rev. Dr. Ronald L. Slaughter of St. James AME Church in Newark. The well-known orator and community activist is a pastor and ...

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