Name of Engagement
2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Creative Expression Contest
JMU Center for Multicultural Student Services - MLK Outreach Committee or Courtney Thompson
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.)?"
Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU
The winner will present their work during the MLK Formal Program on January 15th, 2018 at 7pm in Memorial Auditorium at JMU.
One Time Only
Primary Focus of Program
Cultural Institutions and Programs
Areas of Engagement
Civic Engagement, Community Engagement, Engaged Learning