Call for nominations: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards

Image caption: ‘Stone of Hope’ at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.

The call for nominations is open for the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Community Service, which recognizes outstanding commitments to volunteer service by members of the Johns Hopkins community. All faculty, staff, employees, graduate students, and retirees are eligible to be nominated to receive this award.

The awards will be presented in January at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration to those individuals who demonstrate the same spirit of volunteerism, citizenship, and activism that characterized the life of Dr. King. 

The community service must have been completed during 2017 and should not be a part of the individual's duties at Johns Hopkins.

You may want to review the information with the nominee to ensure that you have the most accurate information regarding his or her volunteer work and the impact of the work. Self-nominations are accepted. The deadline for submission is Friday, Sept. 15.

For more information about the awards, or to submit a nomination, go to the MLK Jr. Community Service Awards page of the Work, Life and Engagement website.

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