City of Providence accepting nominations for Fourteenth Annual MLK Hall of Fame Awards

City of Providence Accepting Nominations for Fourteenth Annual MLK Hall of Fame Awards

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is pleased to announce that the City of Providence is accepting nominations for its fourteenth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame induction ceremony to be held January 31 in City Hall.

Letters of nomination will be accepted until December 23, 2016. 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 nominations 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. 

Nomination letters should be addressed to:

The Providence Human Relations Commission
City Hall, Suite 201
25 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903

(release from City of Providence) 

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