The Oscar winning actress spoke of the importance of giving back to the community and during her acceptance speech, made a point of acknowledging the people in her life who touched her life as a child.
The event was held in the Atrium of Atlanta’s City Hall and other Big Kidz honorees included artist Gilbert Young, Susan Booth, Lauri Stalling, Jasmine Guy.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed & Big Boi
Mo’Nique’s husband Sidney Hicks and her niece came along in support of the popular actress. Other attendees included Councilmember Kwanza Hall, new Atlanta housewife Marlo Hampton & more.
Photos from the Big Kidz 5th Anniversary celebration + video of Mo’Nique’s acceptance speech below:
Marlo Hampton & Friend
Honorees Gilbert Young and Mo’Nique
Mo’Nique with husband Sidney Hicks and neice.
Big Boi & Jasmine Guy
Mrs. Patton… *waving* Heeeey Sherlita!
ATLien (Michelle Brown) & Jennifer Lester, Executive Director of Big Kidz Foundation
Major shouts to my homie Freshalina for playing my photographer for the evening. It was an awesome event!
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Click HERE for more information about Big Boi’s Big Kidz Foundation.