Deadline extended for State MLK award nominations

Deadline extended for State MLK award nominations
Nominations are still being accepted for awards honoring Ohioans who carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The deadline has been extended until Friday, Nov. 9.

Awards will be given at the 2019 Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration, scheduled for Jan. 17, 2019, at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Columbus.

The award ceremony is sponsored by the Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission, which is housed within the Equal Opportunity Division of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS).

The awards are:

Governor’s Humanitarian ; Community Building Award; Cultural Awareness Award; Economic Opportunity Award; Educational Excellence Award; Health Equity and Awareness Award;  Social Justice Award; Youth.

For more information and a nomination form, visit das.ohio.gov/mlk or contact Bobbi Bell-Bartholomew of the DAS Equal Opportunity Division at 614-466-8380 or mlk@das.ohio.gov.

Published in OhioMBE – November 1, 2018 – pdf