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Nominations open for President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award

The 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast will be held Jan. 18 at 8 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center.

Recipients of the President’s Fulfilling the Dream Awards will be announced at the breakfast, which is open to the public.

The awards recognize individuals from UGA, the Athens area and surrounding counties who have made significant efforts to carry on King’s work.

Tickets are $25 each or $200 for a table of eight. They may be purchased online at

Tickets will not be sold the day of the event, and initial ticket sales are limited to one table. To request more than one table, email Sonya Sinkfield-Dixon at

Nominations open

Nominations are being sought for the President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award, which recognizes individuals in the UGA and Athens-Clarke County communities who have worked to make Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of equality and justice a reality. Nominations are due Oct. 21.

Recipients of the President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award are recognized at the annual MLK Freedom Breakfast, which will be held Jan. 18 at UGA. The breakfast, which is sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District, commemorates King’s life and legacy.

The award highlights the work of local community members and UGA faculty, staff and students who have made significant contributions to social justice, race relations, justice or human rights.

Award winners demonstrate commitment to volunteerism and civic engagement in addressing critical community issues; utilize King’s philosophy to reduce tensions, resolve conflict and foster goodwill; and apply King’s teachings to build bridges of understanding and unity.

Nominations can be made at If you have any questions, please contact UGA’s Office of Institutional Diversity at 706-583-8195 or