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Annual celebration to be held at ESU for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Christa Caceres, president of Monroe County Chapter of the NAACP, will be the keynote speaker during East Stroudsburg University’s 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast.

The 26th annual celebration honoring Dr. King is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 16, at 8 a.m. The theme of the breakfast at Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg is "I Have a Dream" – 60 Years Later.

Caceres has served as president of the NAACP chaprter since 2019. She serves on various boards throughout the county and for more than 20 years, has been an advocate for civic engagement and the power of the vote, according to the university.

She is the founder and chairwoman of the newly adopted Pike County Women’s Commission, an advocacy committee focused on the empowerment and education of women and girls. She has taken a proactive approach and formed the Monroe County Community Roundtable which unites the leaders of local and state law enforcement with the Monroe County NAACP to find strategic and creative ways to make lasting changes.

For more details, visit esufoundation.org or contact Lyesha Fleming, director for the Center for Multicultural Affairs and Inclusive Excellence, at 570-422-3896 or email lfleming@esu.edu.