2023 MLK Community Celebration
Monday, January 16, 2023, 1:00-4:00pm
Memorial High School, 1 Crusader Way, Manchester, NH
Communication Across Difference: Toward Beloved Community
“People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.” (MLK, Cornell College, 1962)
Featuring: Guest speakers, MLK Choir, high school jazz bands, community reading from Martin Luther King
Nomination Forms for Awards
Nomination deadline: December 20, 2022
Every year since 1987, the Martin Luther King Coalition has presented the Martin Luther King Award to someone in New Hampshire deserving of recognition for what they have done, in keeping with the spirit of Dr. King, to advance the causes of racial justice, economic and social justice, peace, and the use of nonviolence to bring about change. The Coalition is now soliciting nominations for the 2023 award. Learn more about the MLK Award here.
LWJ Youth Award
Students may submit either written (grades 5-8) or visual arts (grades 9-12) for consideration. Written entries may be any form of writing, such as essay or short stories of no more than 500 words, or full-page poems. Visual Arts entries may benany form of art, such as drawings, paintings, posters, videos, slide presentation, photography, graphics, sculpture, mosaic, or single/multi-panel illustrations.
Winners in each category receive $100 or $50 for first and second place entries.