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Wednesday Wake-Up Club Breakfast
with Star Parker

Wednesday Wake-Up Club Breakfast

Held the first Wednesday of each month, these breakfast meetings are an excellent opportunity for friends of the Institute to meet leading conservative speakers and hear their thoughts on current affairs.

This traditional event takes place in the F.M. Kirby National Training Center of The Leadership Institute's Steven P.J. Wood Building and begins at 7:30 a.m. with a gourmet buffet breakfast.

Registration is only $15 per person ($5 before August 31), which includes breakfast. However, if you become a Wednesday Wake-Up Club member you receive 12 breakfasts for the price of 10. Click here to purchase a membership.

These breakfast meetings offer a great chance to share food and fellowship with conservative friends. Past breakfasts have been attended by members of Congress, public policy experts, and columnists.


Wednesday, September 7
7:30 AM

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  • Regular Price: $15.00
  • Current Price:$5.00

    Early Registration discount ends Aug 31

  • Become a Breakfast Club member and get
    12 breakfasts for the price
    of 10!
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Pete Hegseth
October 5

Wednesday Wake-Up Club Breakfast
November 2

Tom Emmer
December 7

Please join Star Parker at the next breakfast on Sep. 07.

Star Parker

Star Parker is on the short list mentioned when anyone speaks of national black conservative leaders. This year, she was awarded the 2016 Ronald Reagan Foot Soldier Award by the American Conservative Union.

Star Parker is the founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a public policy think tank that promotes market-based solutions to fight poverty, but before her involvement in social activism, Star had seven years of first-hand experience in the grip of welfare dependency.

After consulting on federal Welfare Reform in the mid-90s, she founded UrbanCure to bring new ideas to policy discussions on how to transition America's poor from government dependency.

Star Parker regularly consults with both federal and state legislators on market-based strategies to fight poverty; she has authored several books and is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, offering a weekly op-Ed to more than 100 newspapers and news websites which collectively reach 5-7 million potential readers worldwide.

Star Parker has a bachelor's degree in Marketing and International Business from Woodbury University and has received numerous awards and commendations for her work on public policy issues.

She is a regular commentator on Fox News, CNN and EWTN; has spoken on more than 190 colleges and universities about anti-poverty initiatives and is a sought after premier speaker for pregnancy care centers across the country.