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SCF received funding from the Florida Legislature to provide opportunities for Manatee County community members to participate in the nationwide effort to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In this pilot year, the grant is focused on the areas of Bradenton and Palmetto.
The following community organizations received the grants: An essay contest also will be offered at a public school in Bradenton or Palmetto. Beauty, Health, and Nature will host a workshop to educate young women about hygiene and hair care.
Black Entrepreneurs Club will host a workshop to teach minority students how to start their own business and encourage their entrepreneurship efforts through mentoring. Boys and Girls Clubs of Manatee County will provide breakfast for at-risk youth, families and the homeless and give students backpacks filled with school supplies.
Central Community Redevelopment Agency will revitalize an existing park by installing a basketball goal, playground surface area, barbecue grill, trash receptacles and a new gazebo roof. Education Consultants Consortium Inc.
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COLLEGE and UNIVERSITY & OFFICES OF SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID WEBSITES SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN YOUR SEARCH. Quit Smoking Scholarship Essay Contest. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Writing Contest SCBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee Essay Writing Contest Every year, the SCBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee sponsors an essay writing contest for high school students to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Jackson served as the executive architect for the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. from November to March His presentation will focus on the challenges and successes in the planning and design of the memorial, which was 28 years in the making.
Sarasota-Bradenton Kappa Alpha Psi will provide computer literacy skills and training to increase students' overall academic performance and develop positive social skills through mentoring.
The Ivy Foundation Inc. Manatee-Sarasota Democratic Black Caucus will offer an eight-week civics course for minority students to equip young people with the skills to become responsible voting adults.
Palmetto Youth Center will host "Unity the Path to the Dream," an essay and speech contest to help middle school and high school students understand the value of education and appreciate the diversity in the community.
Redeemed Christian Center will host a "Unity in the Community" celebration to promoting respect for diversity, wellness, and collaboration. Underprivileged students also will receive school supplies. Simple Science Books Corp.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Are Teens Killing the Dream" to explain how inappropriate uses of social media can limit teens' opportunities in higher education, employment, scholarships and military service. Times, locations and other details about the events will be available online at scf.
For more information, visit scf.High seniors are invited to participate in the National Bar Association’s Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Advocacy scholarship competition, supported in the Bay Area by the Charles Houston Bar Association and Region IX of the National Bar Association.
Excerpts from contestants that competed in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day oratorical contest finals at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle, Jan. 15, Jordan’s essay was the winner in. High school students responding to this year’s writing contest should write an essay of no more than 1, words by selecting one (1) of the following writing prompts: Option A.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. worked toward nonviolent social change during his leadership of the civil rights movement.
Enter the MLK Advancing The Dream Essay Writing Competition You could win $, $ or $1,! The MLK Essay Contest is open to high school seniors attending Arlington schools or residing within the Arlington city limits.
A free list of college scholarships in a scholarship directory format. Educational scholarships for students going to college. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Holiday celebration in St. Petersburg features seven events: • 35th Annual MLK HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST FINALS – Thursday, January 7 p.m. Students make their final oratorical presentations at the Enoch Davis .