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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 16, 2019
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.

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:

This contest is open to all 11 and 12 graders from any High School in north Miami.

Recently, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL have been advocating for gun reform nationwide. Regardless of your views towards their efforts, these students are in fact ADVOCATES. Dr. King was a devoted advocate for the rights of people.He believed that everyone should be provided equal opportunity to become prosperous.
What are you an ADVOCATE for; and how do you display your ADVOCACY?

  1. Essays are limited to 500 typed words,with a font size of 12 pt. 
  2. STUDENTS MUST complete the Entry Form (Please click here to download the entry form) and submit it with the Essay by Friday, December 21, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

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

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 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

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

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