Listen: Gary Simon, Executive Director of Sacramento Juneteenth, Inc.
In the month of January we honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We recognize and celebrate his legacy - leading the fight for equality and justice for all people. As a precursor to this year’s 20th Annual Juneteenth Festival, Sacramento Juneteenth, Inc will host its MLK Essay Contest for middle and high school students on January 19, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in the Oak Park Community Center. The contest is open to all middle and high school students. Students must submit their essays on 1 of the 2 topics via email by January 16th at 5:00 p.m. The top 20 essays will be selected for the contest. All selected students must attend the January 19th event. Two winners from each category will receive cash prizes and trophies. All participants will receive a cash prize!! For the essay topics and rules information go to the Sacramento Juneteenth, Inc website: www.sacramentojuneteenthinc.org or by calling 916 298-1728. This Free event is open to the public.