Name of Engagement

2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Creative Expression Contest

Contact Information

JMU Center for Multicultural Student Services - MLK Outreach Committee or Courtney Thompson

Contact Details

thompscm@jmu.edu

Description

With the hope of encouraging community involvement, education, and outreach, JMU Center for Multicultural Student Services is sponsoring this Creative Expression Contest for local youth. Entries may include an essay, artwork, and/or poetry in response to the theme and prompt for this year. The 2018 MLK Celebration Theme is "Reclaiming His Dream: Kneeling for Justice, Rising for Peace". The Creative Expression Prompt is "How do you think Martin Luther King Jr. would respond to the racial protest that are happening today (black lives matter, kneeling during the national anthem, etc.)?"

Involvement

Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Date

The winner will present their work during the MLK Formal Program on January 15th, 2018 at 7pm in Memorial Auditorium at JMU.

Frequency

One Time Only

Primary Focus of Program

Cultural Institutions and Programs

Areas of Engagement

Civic Engagement, Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Program

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