The City of San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission announces that nominations are currently being accepted for the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Achievement Award, the 2014 Baha’i Unity of Humanity Award and the 2014 Rev. Dr. R.A. Callies, Sr. Courage Award. The deadline to submit entries for all three awards is Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Applications and information are available at sanantonio.gov/mlk.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes an individual whose record of personal achievement in the community reflects a strong commitment to human rights, equal educational opportunity, and economic well-being for all – principles that embody the vision of Dr. King. The Baha’i Unity of Humanity Award recognizes members of the community whose lives embody the legacy of Dr. King. The Rev. Dr. R.A. Callies, Sr. Courage Award recognizes an individual, organization or group whose record exhibits the courage of the Rev. Dr. R.A. Callies, Sr., one of the local founders of the annual MLK, Jr. March, to advance the principles of nonviolence and represent the values and human equalities of Dr. King.
The awards will be announced and presented during a special ceremony to commemorate the nominees on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.
For more information, visit sanantonio.gov/mlk.