The Gwinnett County branch of the NAACP hosts a family dinner called 'Sunday Supper' in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. CONTRIBUTED

Gwinnett NAACP hosts ‘MLK Sunday Supper’ family event

The Gwinnett County branch of the NAACP is hosting a MLK Day event the day before the holiday. The MLK Sunday Supper is 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 at South Gwinnett High School, 2288 Main Street East, Snellville.

Partner with us as we “Reignite, Rebuild and Reconnect” members of the community through memories of the past in order to aim our youth in the direction of a full and prosperous future, said Gwinnett NAACP President Penny Poole.

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Featured activities include spoken word, song selections, guest speakers and a presentation of the newly formed Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) Program.

By simply sitting down together for a meal, the Gwinnett NAACP is garnering community support for youth and family.

“Our event opens the room to create a safe space where we can fellowship, and talk about issues that make a difference in our immediate lives,” said Poole. “We will have guests, young and old to inform and motivate this group about how we can improve and move forward to building a sound foundation through our youth.”

Tickets are $5 per person and $20 max per family with 4 members or more.

Tickets can be purchased at

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