City of Boca Raton and D.I.S.C.: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022
Updated: Jan 10, 2022
Details about the City of Boca Raton and D.I.S.C., celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events to be held on Monday, January 17th.
This year's theme is "Engaging Our Youth to Follow the Dream". Our keynote speaker is only twenty-five-years-old and CEO of her company, CairoSpeaks/CairoWrites, LLC. This exemplifies what Dr. King's vision for the future is all about and how she is following the dream.
Cairo Eubanks is the New Future Foundation International Civil Society Youth Representative and Member to the United Nations, as well as a United Nations Department of Global Communications Civil Society Youth Representatives Steering Committee Member. She is also the Global Correspondent for Global Oved Dei Seminary and University (GODSU), an interfaith e-learning institution. Her portfolio has taken her to Jamaica, Brazil, Morocco, Senegal, and Azerbaijan.
Cairo is the CEO of CairoSpeaks/CairoWrites, LLC., a consulting firm that specializes in executive coaching and enhancing both interpersonal communication skills and executive writing. CairoSpeaks offers speech coaching sessions, as well as leadership development programs for emerging and established leaders. CairoWrites offers to ghostwrite to busy international leaders and business executives.
Cairo received a Proclamation from Mayor Dale Holness on October 10, 2020, for her community work and has been recognized for creating programs that foster leadership development and cultural exchange. She was also awarded the Rising Star Award in August 2021 by Mayor Wayne Messam. Most recently, she created and is in the process of officially launching Bringing the World to Florida, an international virtual student exchange. Bringing the World to Florida is a leadership skills-building initiative while providing opportunities for students to implement advocacy and community service. For more information, please visit their website at Bringingtheglobe.com.
An accomplished pageant queen, Cairo Eubanks competed in her first competition and received the title of Miss Broward County 2020 for the Miss America Organization. She currently reigns as Miss Black Florida USA 2022 for Miss Black USA. Her motto is everyone has the potential to become a leader if given the opportunity to see themselves as a leader.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
8AM - 10AM
o Community Boxed Breakfast sponsored by
Developing Interracial & Social Change (DISC)
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church (220 Ruby Street)
10AM - 11AM
o March from MLK Jr. Monument (200 Ruby Street) to
Mizner Park Amphitheater (east lot)
o Includes Boca Raton Community High School Band
& Color Guard and the FAU Jazz Ensemble
o Trolley Service available for those requiring assistance.
11AM - 12PM
o Official City of Boca Raton Ceremony at
Mizner Park Amphitheater (east lot- 590 Plaza Real)
o Keynote Address Speaker: Cairo Eubanks
o Humanitarian Award Presentation
o Mayoral Proclamation
o Community Leader speeches
12PM - 3PM
o FREE Community Carnival
Includes amusement rides, crafts, DJ and games.
Food available for purchase.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT: www.myboca.us/SpecialEvents