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15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

Place:  Congregation Beth Elohim, 133 Prospect Street, Acton

Speaker:   Dorothy Dawson Burlage. Dr. Burlage is the co-author of Deep in Our Hearts, a book describing the lives of nine young women who worked for issues of racial equality and justice in the 1960s. She is a graduate of the University of Texas and earned her doctorate in psychology and public policy at Harvard University.

Dr. Burlage has devoted her life to civil rights advocacy and will share her early experiences in the south as a member of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) during the period of lunch counter sit-ins and voter registration drives.  In addition, she will also share her more recent efforts: participating in the women’s movement, organizing consciousness raising groups, doing research and giving lectures.  She has had a private practice as a clinical psychologist in Newton, MA, since 1980.

All are invited to this annual event that promises good food, interesting conversation, and a stimulating presentation by Ms. Burlage. Transportation needs: Contact Lisa Franklin at 978 263-2579 or . For other information about the Breakfast:  Contact Sal Lopes at 978 263-4178  or