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2017 MLK Luncheon awardees are:

The Gene Young Award

Dave Diggs & Barbers Inc.

Dave Diggs is a barber on the International Education & Style Team for Andis clipper company and the owner of The Barbers Inc Barbershop. His multi racial background has made it natural for him to understand, relate to and execute styles and hair trends for all ethnicities. ...more

The Drum Major Award

Diane Fisher

Diane has been the director of the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley for 12 years, building strong relations between the local Jewish community and diverse faith, ethnic and government bodies in the pursuit of a more just society. ...more

Facing The Challenge Award

Rita Holiday

Rita drives Intel's CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiatives as the Community Engagement Program Manager in Corporate Affairs at Intel. She produces and sustains Intel's relationships with strategic local nonprofit organizations with core focus on STEM, girls and women empowerment, environmental stewardship and closing the academic achievement gap for under-represented youth. ...more

Spirit of Service Award

Pastor Dick Bernal

Dick Bernal is an invigorating voice in contemporary Christian ministry. He and his wife, Carla, are senior pastors of Jubilee Christian Center in San Jose, California, founded in 1980. Jubilee is uniquely known for its diverse community of believers numbered in the thousands, and has become a model church for many around the world. ...more

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