For Immediate ReleaseDecember 03, 2015
One adult, one high school student to be honored; nominations close December 18
San Rafael, CA – The newly appointed Marin County Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for the 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Awards through Friday, December 18. Two recipients will be honored at the Marin Grassroots’ fifth annual “Be the Dream” Breakfast that will take place starting at 8 a.m. January 13, 2016.
For the 14th year, the Human Rights Commission will honor a graduating high school senior with the MLK Jr. Youth Award. The recipient is selected for idealism and contribution toward promoting human rights, equality, and understanding. The winner will receive a scholarship award, generously provided by the Marin Community Foundation, to be used for post-secondary education.
Individuals, schools and community organizations are invited to complete and return nomination forms by December 18. The nominees must be strong advocates for human rights in Marin and live, work or attend school in the county. To nominate someone, contact Christine Shaw at email@example.com or 415-473-6189.
The breakfast is being held at the Osher Jewish Community Center at 200 North San Pedro Rd., San Rafael. Tickets can be purchased online.
Christine ShawEqual Employment SpecialistHuman Resources
Marin County Civic Center3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 415San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-6189Email: Christine Shawwww.marincounty.org