- Written by The Skanner
As the green environmental movement begins making inroads into mainstream America, as Martin Luther King Jr. did nearly four decades ago with the civil rights movement, the Skanner Foundation will highlight the importance of environmentally conscious living. This year's keynote speaker at the 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast will be urban forest advocate Steve Coleman.
Coleman has forged community park partnerships across the District of Columbia and surrounding region, and he is a leader in the growing national urban parks movement, assisting urban park partnerships across the country and beyond.
This year's breakfast will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 at the Hilton Executive Tower Hotel, 921 S.W. 6th Ave. in Portland. To reserve a table, or nominate someone for the Drum Major for Justice Award or for a student scholarship, call 503-285-5555 or email ...