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2019 Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Dr Martin Luther King

2019 Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Dr Martin Luther King
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
6:00 p.m.

MOCA Plaza
770 NE 125 Street

Join us as we salute the work and the vision of Dr. King through spoken word, song and dance. Participate in a circle of unity as we come together to keep the dream alive.

Presented by the North Miami University Relations Board.

For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 305-895-9840.

The City of North Miami University Relations Board and the alliance of Neighborhood Associations invite you to participate in the:

One of King’s most famous quotes is “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Why do you think the content of one’s character is so important? What does this mean in today’s world?

  1. Essays are limited to 500 typed words, with a font size of 12 pt.
  2. STUDENTS MUST complete the Entry Form and submit the form with the Essay by Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
  3. Open to all 11th & 12th grade North Miami Residents and 11th & 12th graders from any high school located in North Miami.

Via E-mail:
Via Mail of Deliver:
 Attention: Christine Carney
12300 NE 8 Ave.North Miami, FL 33161

First Place: Personal Laptop
Second Place: $50 Gift Certificate
Third Place: $50 Gift Certificate

Students will be recognized in front of a crowd of 300+ North Miami Residents and students at the North Miami Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

For more information contact Christine Carney at 305-893-6511 ext. 12602.

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