REV. SHARPTON TO HOST CHRISTMAS DINNER & TOY DISTRIBUTION AT NAN HOUSE OF JUSTICE NEXT MONDAY, GUESTS INCLUDE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE’S MARC MORIAL—
NYC & NYS Elected Officials Set to Take Part in Free Meal Distribution, Toy Drive for Harlem Community
New York, NY (December 19, 2023) – Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), will host civil rights leaders including the National Urban League’s Marc Morial and city and state elected officials for the annual Christmas Dinner and Toy Distribution at the House of Justice in Harlem. The event has become a Harlem staple, offering a warm community meal for those most in need.
This year’s event follows a successful Thanksgiving community dinner at the House of Justice, which saw Mayor Eric Adams and several other local leaders and elected officials attend. Last year’s highly attended event was the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic guests were welcome to sit down for the Christmas dinner at the House of Justice.
- Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of NAN
- Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League
- Jennifer Jones-Austin, Vice Chair, NAN, and CEO Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA)
- Rep. Adriano Espaillat
- Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
- Sen. Cordell Cleare
- Sen. John Liu
Monday, December 25
Press check-in: 11:30 a.m.
Program start: 12 p.m.
National Action Network – House of Justice
106 West 145th Street
About National Action Network (NAN)
National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency, and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality, or gender.
For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net.