The MLK Dream Run benefits youth development and empowerment by collaborating with programs that break the cycle of economic inequities and disparities in our communities.
2014 MLK Dream Run beneficiaries include:
"I Have a Dream" Oregon whose vision is that every child, no matter how disadvantaged, has the opportunity, support and resources needed to succeed in school, graduate from high school, and pursue their dreams of higher education and economic independence.
The NNEBA Fellows Program which provides young men and women (16-26) the opportunities to improve and expand skills that comes from operating successful businesses and organizations. Simultaneously their work plan is designed to both connect them with the business community while leaving a sustainable and positive impact in this community.
North by Northeast Community Health Center which improves health outcomes in a medically under-served community by offering health screening and basic medical services at no cost. Priority is given to low-income individuals without health insurance living in the surrounding inner N/NE neighborhoods.