ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr./ HUMAN RIGHTS COMMUNITY BREAKFAST SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, AT 9am, AT MOSCOW MIDDLE SCHOOL. NOMINATIONS FOR ROSA PARK AWARDS STILL BEING ACCEPTED
The Latah County Human Rights Task Force invites the public to the 20th annual Martin Luther King Jr./ Human Rights Community Breakfast, Saturday, January 19at 9am at Moscow Middle School, (formerly Moscow Jr. High,) Multi-Purpose Room. The event will feature a full breakfast, entertainment, presentation of Rosa Parks Human Rights Achievement Awards, announcement of Martin Luther King Art and Essay Contest winners; and keynote talk by Jay Singh, who will talk about his experiences working with the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Tickets are priced at $8.00 general admission and $ 4.00 for students and children. They can be purchased at Paradise Ridge CD’s at 117 East 3rd. in Moscow. An on-line form to request tickets is available at email@example.com.
The deadline for nominations for the Rosa Park Human Rights Achievement Award has been extended to January 5th. Two recipients are selected for this award each year. One award is given to a recipient who has a history of commitment and achievement in the field of human rights for our community. A Junior Award is presented to a high school or university student, or some other young person who is shows promise in the field of human rights.
The criteria for the selection of a Rosa Parks award include, but are not limited to, length of active participation in human rights causes; a record of leadership and accomplishment; and manifestations of special courage and commitment in opposing bigotry and celebrating diversity. To nominate an individual send a one page letter describing the accomplishments and background of the nominee and giving reasons to support the nomination to Latah County Human Rights Task Force, Box 8613, Moscow, ID 83843 or e-mail the nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org.