December 9. 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the City of Providence is accepting nominations for its seventeenth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Held annually in January, the award is a powerful reminder of Dr. King’s legacy and the ways Dr. King’s vision lives on in the work of Providence’s civic leaders.
Letters of nomination will be accepted until Friday, January 3, and are welcome by local individuals who have made meaningful contributions to social justice in the City of Providence. Nominees must be a resident of Providence or have accomplished a significant amount of community work in Providence. Letters should be no more than two pages long and specify how the nominee exemplifies the spirit of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment to equity, civil rights, justice, and kindness.
Letters of nomination can be submitted by mail or in-person to:
The Providence Human Relations Commission
City Hall, Suite 201
25 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903
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