February 8, 2012Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Essay Contest Award Ceremony
February 8, 2013
On February 8, 2013, the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights, in partnership with the League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions (LMHRC), the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, Minneapolis City Council, and the Minneapolis Mayor will conduct an award ceremony at the full City Council meeting and host a reception to honor the winners of the essay contest.
Teachers, parents, educators and others are invited to attend. Students will have the opportunity to meet and take pictures with the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights members, Minneapolis City Council members and Mayor Rybak. The first place winners will have an opportunity to read a portion of their essay at the awards ceremony. All of the first place winners will have their essay submitted to the LMHRC annual essay contest in May of 2013.
The topic for this year's contest was:
As a member in your community, what responsibility do you have to protect human rights in your community? How can you make a change in your community?
Last updated Jan. 2, 2013