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2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Events

33rd MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION


MLK 2018.JPG Creating the beloved community: the beloved community is the framework of the future.
Each year, the City of Elgin Human Relations Commission takes great pride in presenting a weekend of activities celebrating the life of one of our country’s greatest civil rights leaders, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 




MLK Scholarship Application
The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship is awarded annually to Elgin students who have demonstrated an active interest and meaningful involvement in the areas of human rights, civil rights, social justice and/or world peace.

Scholarships may also be awarded to students whose activities are exemplary and reflect the ideals and life of Dr. King.  The scholarship fund is $2,000 and multiple scholarships are awarded based upon the number of applicants and the quality of the submissions.

Click here for the scholarship application.

Schedule of Events
Coming Soon.  Mark your calendar for January 13, 2018.

Art and Essay Contest
Coming Soon

Humanitarian Award
Coming Soon

Food Drive
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We're going for 10 tons this time!  Details coming soon.

Youth Day of Service 
The Youth Day of Service is geared toward young people in middle and high school. Participants learn about community issues and how they can help address them.  

Registration Form
Call for Workshop Presenters