Urban League of Greater Atlanta Equal Opportunity Day Dinner Nov. 16

Honorees include Congresswoman Lucy McBath, Entrepreneur Jasmine Crowe, Speaker Brian Banks and Fifth Third Bank
By: Urban League of Greater Atlanta
 
ATLANTA - Nov. 11, 2019 - PRLog -- What: 58th annual Urban League of Greater Atlanta Equal Opportunity Day Dinner and Gala
When: Saturday, November 16 . Reception at 6:00 PM followed by Dinner & Gala at 7 PM

Where: Atlanta Hilton Hotel, 255 Courtland St. Atlanta Ga 30303

Dress: Black Tie Optional

Tickets, Information and Sponsorship Contact: Dottie Johnson, 404 -659-6580 or djohnson@ulgatl.org

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta has dedicated its 58th annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner to honoring individuals who are committed to progress in Civil Rights and Economic Justice.
Co-Chairs: Award-Winning Producer and Director Rob & Shaun Hardy

Honorees:
Trailblazer Award: Jasmine Crowe - Launched Goodr a food waste management company. Goodr is a food rescue app that connects businesses with local charities to arrange for deliveries of leftovers to people in need. The company
uses blockchain technology to keep data ledger for clients to track their food waste and know where they can save money.

Champion For Justice Award - Brian Banks, Life Coach, and Public Speaker. Brian Banks is an inspirational speaker and subject of a biopic. As a high school football star, he was falsely accused of rape and spent nearly six years in prison and five years on parole. His conviction was overturned in 2012 after his accuser confessed to lying. He signed with the Atlanta Falcons in 2013.

President's Award - Congressman Lucy McBath. McBath spent 30 years as a Delta Air Lines Flight Attendant until the death of her son Jordan Davis. In 2012 Jordan was shot and killed and what has been called the "Loud Music Shooting. She turned to activism. She has dedicated her life to preventing other families from experiencing the same tragedy as she did.

Fifth Third Bank

Theme: A Legacy of Achievement: and Commitment to A Bold Future Where Everyone Has A Chance To Succeed

Comedian Jonathan Slocum will serve is emcee.

About the Urban League of Greater Atlanta
Founded in 1920, The Urban League of Greater Atlanta is a civil rights organization dedicated to economic and civic empowerment. The Urban League of Greater Atlanta's mission is to empower communities and change lives by enabling African Americans and others to achieve their highest potential and secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights. Nancy Flake Johnson is President and CEO.

The ULGA's mission is to enable and empower African Americans and others to achieve their highest human potential and secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights. Please contact us at www.ulgatl.org or (404) 659-1150.

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