AURORA, IL – Recently Agape Connection, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, hosted its 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day celebration at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1400 Corporetum Drive in Lisle, IL. Since 1991, Agape Connection, Inc., has been providing educational, cultural and other initiatives that impact the children and youth of the Western Suburbs.
The celebration program honored the late Civil Rights leader and featured:
MLK Character Award Honorees
Presented to impressive African American high school junior and senior males with high moral character, volunteerism, leadership and visionary potential, the MLK Character Award is Agape Connection’s way of celebrating the young men of our future.
Selected high school students will reflect on leadership and what it means to empower those who are disenfranchised: by race, socio-economic status, education, citizenship, health, age, etc…
The celebration was open to the public. For more information about Agape Connection, call (630) 898-5333.