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YBLA Charlotte Peace Breakfast

On September 21, 2017 YBLA joined thousands of people around the world to celebrate International Peace Day. Given the local and national unrest and the one-year anniversary of the Keith Lemont Scott shooting, the YBLA team thought it was a perfect time to host a breakfast to promote a spirit of peace, develop relationships and build bonds of trust among diverse groups within the Charlotte community.

 

The Charlotte Peace Breakfast brought together over 100 young leaders from YBLA, CMPD law enforcement officers, Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system leadership and many community/business leaders to break bread and share a meal.

YBLA Peace Breakfast News Coverage

"Everyone here today came from different industries, backgrounds, and experiences, and it was wonderful to see everyone together” -- Peace Breakfast Participant

“I learned the importance of connecting with others to achieve peace." -- Peace Breakfast participant