More than 100 gathered at the InterContinental Buckhead for a brunch aimed at mentoring and encouraging the next generation. The event was part of the 10th annual LudaDay Weekend, a charity event that supports rapper and actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges’ The Ludacris Foundation. Youth from various Atlanta schools and organizations—Carrie Steele-Pitts Home, Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta Centers of Hope and Banneker High School (Bridges’ alma mater)—attended two youth empowerment brunches, one for young ladies and the other for young men. While enjoying a spread of breakfast goodies, including frittatas, scones and farm-fresh scrambled eggs, attendees took time for discussion and relationship building, and shared inspiring stories of courage and success. Several notable names in attendance included Ludacris Foundation President Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and his wife Eudoxie Bridges, president of nonprofit Unspoken Angels. First Lady of Atlanta Sarah-Elizabeth Reed, entertainer Raven Symone, actor Larenz Tates and NBA basketball player Josh Powell were also in the house.[nggallery id=29]
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