Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Contests Deadline Extended to November 7th

The Howard County Office of Human Rights & Equity & Howard County Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission invite students, organizations, and community members to participate our annual contests. Cash prizes and recognition for winners at the January 14, 2024 celebration!

Deadline has been extended to November 7th, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Each year, the MLK Holiday Commission hosts Poster, Essay, and Oratory competition for grades K-12 and the “Living the Dream Award for Ho-Co based individuals and organizations whose outreach efforts align with Dr. King’s message and vision.  

Visit our website for information and applications

Contact us at if you have questions or need a paper application. 


5415 Freelark Place
Columbia, MD 21045
United States

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Marla Moore