RSVP to join the College of Education at the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast

  • Date: Friday, Jan. 13
  • Time: 8 a.m.
  • Location: Tate Center Grand Hall
  • Keynote speaker: Arthur Tripp, state executive director of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Georgia and former president of Albany State University
  • RSVP today

The University of Georgia’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast is an annual partnership between the University of Georgia, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government, and the Clarke County School District. The Freedom Breakfast honors the legacy of the late civil rights leader and recognizes community members dedicated to furthering race relations, justice, and human rights with the President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award.

The College of Education will have a table at the event and will hold seats for the first RSVPs received. Please express your interest in attending by Tuesday, Dec. 20. Additional ticket sales information can be found on the UGA Office of Institutional Diversity website.

Freedom Breakfast speaker

This year’s keynote speaker is Arthur Tripp, state executive director of the USDA FSA in Georgia, former president of Albany State University, and former vice president of public service and outreach at the University of Georgia. To learn more about the Freedom Breakfast and Arthur Tripp and his contributions to higher education, please visit UGA Today.

Important parking information

Attendees should note that the Tate Center parking deck fills up very fast before the event, and the lines to use the Tate Center elevators and enter the Grand Hall can also be long. Therefore, we strongly advise you to arrive early, carpool, and/or take the bus, so you can enjoy the start of the event.