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Posted on: December 14, 2021

DEIC's Martin Luther King Human Rights Contest Deadline Is One Week Away

MLK QuoteThe deadline for the annual Martin Luther King Human Rights Contest is just one week away, Dec 21, 2021. The contest is open to students in all grades K–12 who live in Golden Valley, attend a school in Golden Valley, or attend a Robbinsdale Area District or Hopkins District school.

Sponsored by the Golden Valley Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission (DEIC), the contest is meant to bring the conversation of human rights to a younger audience. This years theme is "Community," and students are asked creatively respond to the following prompt:

  • Show us where you see love in your community, where all people are heard and feel important.


Students may enter any creative submission, including, but not limited to: artwork, poetry, videos, songs, raps, or essays. Audio or video entries can be submitted through YouTube or other multimedia platforms. Entries must include:

  • students name, address, phone/email, and grade level
  • parent/caregiver name, phone/email
  • school name and teacher contact information

The contest is open to K–12 students who live in Golden Valley, attend a school in Golden Valley, or attend a Robbinsdale Area District or Hopkins District school. Submissions are due by Dec 21, 2021 4 pm and can be submitted to DEIC Staff Liaison Kiarra Zackery at 7800 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, MN 55427 or via email at For more information, visit the DEIC page on the City website.

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