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Holiday Celebration Award Nominations

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission, the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Indiana Black Expo, Inc., and AFSCME #725 will be awarding four Hoosiers who have followed in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Nominate a fellow Hoosier for one of the awards below:

Freedom Award

This award is granted to individuals or projects whose major societal influence includes breaking down barriers that have divided us in the past and/or building ongoing relationships that foster respect, understanding, and harmony in our society.

Chairman’s Award 

Presented at the Chair’s discretion, it recognizes local projects, programs, initiatives, and/or leaders that make significant contributions toward achieving the “dream” of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the areas of economic development, poverty reductions, social justice and/or peacemaking efforts.

Trailblazer Award

The recipient is the ultimate pillar of their community; their efforts have afforded rights and liberties that did not exist previously.

Civil Rights Champion Award

Presented by ICRC to recognize trailblazers who, inspired by Dr. King’s dream, have devoted their personal and professional efforts to creating social justice in America and the State of Indiana.

Nominate Here!

The winner(s) will be notified by email no later than December 27, 2022.