Members of the Black Student Union from West, Tracy, Kimball and Stein High schools organized the event with sponsorship from the Tracy African American Association, Tracy Unified School District and the city of Tracy.
The breakfast will remember the life and accomplishments of King and honor local community members with the presentation of the MLK Image Award and scholarship through the Tracy African American Association. The event is part of Tracy’s observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day national holiday.
Tracy High grad Jahmil Lacey will give the keynote address at the breakfast while
Hannah Green, Jonah Guerrero along with a third-grade class from Freiler School will give a rendition of the “I Have a Dream” speech King delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at a 1963 civil rights march in Washington, D.C.
There will also be spoken word and other entertainment from students from the area high schools.
The breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m., and tickets are available at the door for $8.00.