Professor Timothy J. Peterkin will be the Keynote Speaker at the Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast hosted by various community organizations in Alexandria, Virginia on Saturday, February 25, 2012.
The theme this year is “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Mentor Through His Message.” This program honors youth in the Alexandria, Virginia area who have excelled through the usage of mentoring programs. At-risk youth are targeted, paired with mentors and taught life skills and academic skills. The program is to celebrate the youth and encourage other community members to serve as mentors. Professor Peterkin was selected by his countless hours of coordinating mentor programs in North Carolina.