Deadline for submission: December 23, 2016
The Iowa Department of Human Rights and the State of Iowa MLK Day Planning Committee are hosting the 7th annual statewide MLK Call 2 Serve contest to promote the 2017 Martin Luther King Day of Service. We would love to have your students involved! Please refer to the attached documents for an exciting opportunity for first through eighth grade levels in your school district. Prizes will be awarded at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Des Moines on Monday, January 16, 2017.
Contact Kim Cheeks at firstname.lastname@example.org or (515) 281-3274 or visit the Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Office on the Status of African Americans’ website at: https://humanrights.iowa.gov/cas/saa/news.
Deadline for submission: March 1, 2017
Students and Teachers/Organizations: Compete for a chance to win prizes!
To celebrate Women’s History Month in March, the Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Office on the Status of Women (with financial support from the Friends of the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women) is hosting its 2nd annual Women’s History Month video contest to celebrate women’s history. Entries are open to students in grades 5-12 and schools/organizations that work with students in grades 5-12.
Video Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Each student in the video and/or included in the video production will receive a $50 prize if the submitted video wins first place. Up to 5 students may be included in the video and/or video production.
Teachers/Organizations that work with students
The top two school districts/organizations (one winner in each category) associated with the winning video will be awarded a $250 prize to be used for school supplies for the winning classroom/organization.
There is also an option for a visit by the Director of the Iowa Department of Human Rights and a representative from the Friends of the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women for an all-school assembly or to meet with the winning students and classroom/organization to present the award.
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