ATLANTA, GA, Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta, GA: The Beloved Group Awards (previously The Salute to Greatness Awards Gala) is again in-person and is among the marquee occasions of The King Heart’s week-long vacation expertise. This yr’s occasion, hosted by Malcolm Jamal Warner and Keisha Knight Pulliam, will function musical performances by MAJOR., Deborah Cox, Goldford, and Angel Taylor. The ceremony will likely be held on the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Saturday, January 14th, at 7:30 PM and can stream on Fb, YouTube, Twitter, and on thekingcenter.org, Monday, January sixteenth, at 7:00 PM.
The Beloved Group Awards acknowledges nationwide and worldwide people and organizations that exemplify excellence in management, pursue social justice, and are dedicated to creating the Beloved Group. Afterglow will observe The Beloved Group Awards that includes DJ Frank Ski and multi-award-winning artist, Stephanie Mills in live performance.
The King Heart is proud to honor
- Salute to Greatness Company Social Affect honoree, Ariel Investments accepted by John Rogers Jr., Chairman and Co-CEO
- Salute to Greatness Humanitarian honoree, Yvon Chouinard, Founding father of Patagonia
- Beloved Group Civic Management honoree, Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of The Nationwide Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Nationwide Convenor of The Black Girls’s Roundtable
- Beloved Group Social Justice honoree, Shane Claiborne, Activist, Writer, and Co-Founding father of Crimson Letter Christians
- Coretta Scott King Soul of the Nation honoree, Aminata Toure, Minister of Social Affairs, Youth, Household, Senior Residents, Integration, and Equality of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
- Yolanda D. King Greater Floor honoree, HollyRod Basis, accepted by Rodney and Holly Robinson Peete
- Beloved Group Youth Influencer honoree, Panther Anti-Racist Union of Pennsylvania
- Beloved Group Technological Innovation honoree, Reshma Saujani, Founder & CEO, Marshall Plan for Mothers and Ladies Who Code
- Christine King Farris “Legacy of Service in Schooling” honoree, Dolly Parton, longtime training advocate, and entertainer, will likely be honored in absentia.
“I’m excited to have fun the impactful work that’s going down all through our world. From honoring trailblazers throughout industries to educating our audiences on finest practices in justice, fairness, and peace; the Beloved Group Awards will likely be an evening you received’t overlook, as we proceed to honor these dedicated to creating the Beloved Group,” stated CEO, Dr. Bernice A. King.
Tickets for the awards ceremony and Afterglow are $250 and $75 for Afterglow solely. Go to thekingcenter.org./king-holiday-2023 for ticket purchases.
About The King Heart
The Martin Luther King Jr. Heart for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Heart) is a 501(c) (3) group established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King. The King Heart is the official residing memorial and programmatic nonprofit group dedicated to educating the world on the life, legacy, and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The King Heart serves to encourage new generations to hold ahead his unfinished work, strengthen causes and empower change-makers who’re persevering with his efforts as we speak. The King Heart’s premiere instructional initiative, Nonviolence365®, is predicated on Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy and methodology. His teachings interact members from numerous sectors of society, together with rising and next-generation leaders, in modules and workout routines that improve communication, management, interpersonal, and battle reconciliation abilities, in addition to empower people to handle injustice.
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