City Accepting Nominations for Fifteenth Annual

City Accepting Nominations for Fifteenth Annual
MLK Hall of Fame Awards

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the City of Providence is accepting nominations for its fifteenth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame induction ceremony to be held Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 5:30-7:00PM in City Council Chambers.

Letters of nomination will be accepted until Friday, December 22, 2017. Nominations are welcome of local individuals who have made meaningful contributions to acceptance, social justice, civil rights and equality in the City of Providence or as a resident of the community.

Nominees must be a resident of Providence, or have accomplished a significant amount of community work in Providence.

Letters of nomination should be less than two pages long and specify how the nominee exemplifies the spirit of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment to acceptance, social justice, civil rights and equality.

Letters of nomination can be submitted by mail to:

The Providence Human Relations Commission

City Hall, Suite 201

25 Dorrance Street

Providence, RI 02903

Letters of nomination can also be submitted by email to Kayla Powell, Executive Director of the Providence Human Relations Commission, at kpowell@providenceri.gov.

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