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"I Have a Dream"

Essay & Poetry Contest

2022-01-18 00:00:00 2022-01-18 23:59:00 America/New_York "I Have a Dream" Petworth Neighborhood Library

Tuesday, January 18
All day

Add to Calendar 2022-01-18 00:00:00 2022-01-18 23:59:00 America/New_York "I Have a Dream" Essay and poetry contest for ages 5-19. Petworth Neighborhood Library

Essay and poetry contest for ages 5-19.

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. made his famous "I have a dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Share your dream and vision for a better world in an essay or poem.

Young people ages 5-19 are invited to participate. Winners will be selected from the following ages groups: teens (13-19), school-age children (8-12), and younger children (5-8). Winning essays and poems will be published on our website and displayed in the library.

All entries are due by Thursday, January 20th at 5 p.m. You may submit your work either in person at the library or in an email. For email submissions, please send entries to petworthlibrary@dc.gov and include the student's name, age, and school in the body of the email. Please also include the the student's name, age, and school on paper entries.

AGE GROUP: | 5 - 12 Years Old | 13 - 19 Years Old (Teens) |

EVENT TYPE: | MLK Week |

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