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32nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast

Red Lion Hotel on the River, Jantzen Beach, 909 N Hayden Island
909 North Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217, US (map)



The Skanner Foundation is hosting its 32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast. The MLK Breakfast is a Portland tradition featuring state-wide, local and business leaders coming together with the community to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Skanner Foundation's MLK Breakfast will also be at a new location in 2018.

Red Lion Hotel on the River, Janzten Beach
January 15, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
909 N. Hayden Island Dr., Portland OR

Cheryl Grace is the keynote speaker. Grace is the Senior Vice President of U.S. Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement for Nielsen.

Nielsen is the global company that measures what consumers watch and what consumers buy. Grace is a highly accomplished thought leader and the visionary behind Nielsen’s African-American Consumer Report. This award-winning report led to the company’s historic creation of Nielsen’s Diversity Insights Series. Each report focuses on the rapidly growing Hispanic, African-American or Asian consumer base. Grace is known for her engaging and refreshing perspective about why we buy what we buy.



  • Oregon Lottery
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • University of Oregon
  • PCRI
  • Prosper Portland
  • Providence Health & Services - Oregon Region
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Uber
  • UPS
  • Home Forward
  • City of Portland Procurement Services, -City of Portland Mayor's Office
  • Wells Fargo
  • Pacific Power
  • Turner Construction Company - Portland
  • Kaiser Permanente Health Care
  • Multnomah County, Oregon

Media sponsor: KBOO Community Radio