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Accepting Nominations for Ninth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Content of Character Awards

Towson, Maryland (November 12, 2013) – The Baltimore County Office of Human Resources is accepting nominations for its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Content of Character Awards. This is the ninth year Baltimore County will commemorate Dr. King's birthday with this event.

This award honors Baltimore County residents – a man, woman, boy, and girl – who strive to model exemplary character as described in King's "I Have A Dream" speech: "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."

How To Nominate

Nomination forms can be obtained in the following ways:

  • Request nomination forms by calling Adrienne Jones at 410-887-3122.
  • Visit any branch of Baltimore County Public Library.
  • Submit a nomination form online.
  • Download a nomination form (PDF).

The deadline for nominations is Friday, December 20.

Honorees will be notified after December 27. The awards ceremony will be held on January 17, 2014, at Saint Stephens A.M.E. Church, 1601 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, Maryland 21221 beginning at 11 a.m. 

More Information

Learn more about the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Content of Character Awards.