Human Rights Commission Announces Martin Luther King Human Rights Contest
September 22, 2020
The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) is honoring the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr with the third annual Dr Martin Luther King Jr Human Rights Contest. The deadline for students to enter in Dec 1, 2020, 4 pm with the winner announced on Human Rights Day, Dec 10, 2020.
This year’s theme is “Allyship,” and students are asked to build on Dr King’s passion and leadership to answer the following question:
- What does it mean to be a good ally in the world today?
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 multi-media platforms. Submissions will be judged on inspiration, clarity, creativity, and content applicable to the theme. Entries must include:
- students name, address, phone/email, and grade level
- parent 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 1, 2020 4 pm and can be submitted to HRC Staff Liaison Kirsten Santelices at 7800 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, MN 55427 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winners will be announced Dec 10, 2020 and will receive a cash prize.