The Tupac Amaru Shakur
Foundation (TASF) has partnered with the Mablean Ephriam Foundation to host Atlanta's
first annual Honoring Unsung Fathers Awards.
The event will
feature an opening reception June 15 at the Atlanta City Hall Atrium, followed
by a special gala dinner June 16 at the Fox Theatre.
Founded by Judge
Mablean Ephriam, the H.U.F. Awards were designed to identify and recognize African-American
and Latino dads who continue to play a vital role in their children's everyday
Ephriam, who is
best known for presiding over familial cases on Fox's syndicated program Divorce
Court, has hosted the event in Long Beach, Calif., for the past three years.
chose Atlanta as the first location in the ceremony's preliminary expansion
into another city.
the Atlanta and Long Beach H.U.F. Awards ceremonies are due no later than April
The Fourth Annual
Long Beach H.U.F. Awards will be held June 18 at the Long Beach Westin.