Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy through the Work of Providence Civic Leaders
November 15, 2021
Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the City of Providence is now accepting nominations for its nineteenth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This award and ceremony are powerful reminders of Dr. King’s legacy and the ways his vision lives on in the work of Providence’s civic leaders.
Letters of nomination will be accepted until Monday, December 13. Individuals are welcome to nominate 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, and justice.
For a complete list of past honorees, visit the Human Relations Commission’s website at https://www.providenceri.gov/hr-commission/mlk-hof/.
Electronic submissions are preferred. Electronic submissions can be made to Andi Wheeler, Director of the Human Relations Commission, at AWheeler@providenceri.gov. Letters can also be submitted by mail or in person to:
The Providence Human Relations Commission
City Hall, Suite 101
25 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903
ATTN: Andi Wheeler