Pearson to address MLK breakfast

From staff reports

Clarion University will host the 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. community breakfast at 9 a.m. Jan. 17 in Eagle Commons.

This year’s theme is The King Legacy: Becoming One.

Dr. Denise Pearson, vice chancellor and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer for Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, will deliver the keynote address. Ayanna Squair, a junior criminal justice administration major and sociology minor from Pittsburgh, will present the student address.

The cost is $8 at the door. Those attending are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to support the university’s Student Resource Room. Free parking is available in the lots near Eagle Commons.

The annual event is sponsored by Clarion University and Clarion community organizations, charities, and churches.