x
Breaking News
More () »

Watch: 35th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast in Jacksonville goes virtual again in 2022

There will be no in-person attendance for the event this year, and all virtual tickets are free.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (Editor's note: The video above is from a separate story)

The 35th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast was held virtually again this year.

The event is presented by Florida Blue and celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King. Organizers say the breakfast encourages individuals and corporations alike to come together for the improvement and development of the Jacksonville community.  

The event was held Friday, Jan. 14. The YouTube livestream pre-show began at 8 a.m. and the live program will begin at 8:30 a.m. 

WATCH:

RELATED: Shot at, vandalized and firebombed: St. Augustine couple restoring home destroyed after Martin Luther King Jr. invite

This year's Breakfast will feature Mayor Lenny Curry alongside a keynote speaker who will be announced within the coming days. The event will also be hosted, in part, by First Coast News' very own Anthony Austin.

In addition to the keynote speaker, the program will include spotlights of the 2022 Tomorrow’s Leaders presented by VyStar Credit Union award recipients.

If you have questions about registering to this virtual event, please email the City of Jacksonville at events@coj.net or call (904) 255-5422.

You can also find more details about the event here.

RELATED: Yes, Juneteenth is now a federal holiday

RELATED: Josephine Baker is first Black woman given Paris burial honor