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Posted on: October 22, 2017

November Deadline to Nominate a Neighbor for a Human Rights Award

Celebration to Honor Individuals Furthering Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 11 – The city’s Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for two awards to be presented at Rockville’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday, Jan. 15.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award will be presented to a student at a Rockville high school who has worked to fulfill King’s dream in either their school or the community.

The F. Michael Taff Award will be presented to an individual, organization or business that has helped to improve the lives of people with disabilities, such as through efforts to improve accessibility or raise public awareness. It is named in honor of the late F. Michael Taff, a dedicated human rights activist and former chair of the Human Rights Commission.

Find and submit nomination forms at www.rockvillemd.gov/mlk. The submission deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 15.

For more information, contact Janet Kelly at 240-314-8316 or jkelly@rockvillemd.gov. For information about accessibility, call the city’s Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator at 240-314-8108.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Marylou Berg
Director of Communication
240-314-8105
mberg@rockvillemd.gov

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