Two contests for students and teachers in Iowa – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Call to Serve & Write Women Back into History Video

From Iowa Department of Human Rights

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Call to Serve Contest

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.

Contest brochure
Contest cover sheet
DHR waiver release
DHR copyright transfer

Questions?

Contact Kim Cheeks at kim.cheeks@iowa.gov 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.


Write Women Back into History Video Contest

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

Materials:

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