Members of the University Community
and the West Philadelphia Community
most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"
--Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
the Awards Ceremony: (in
honor of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s recognition
that community service is essential to the struggle for equality,
the 2006 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Symposium on Social
Change Executive Planning Committee of the University of Pennsylvania
is pleased to announce the Tenth Annual Community Involvement Recognition
Awards. The awards honor members of the Philadelphia community whose
active service to others best exemplifies the ideals Dr. King espoused.
This year we added a new Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community
Involvement Recognition Award in honor of Dr. Judith Rodin
to honor her service
and ensure that her legacy at Penn continues.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Involvement Recognition
Awards will be presented to:
1. Staff and students of the Penn community involved in community
2. Residents of the broader neighborhood involved in community
3. Staff, students or residents who demonstrate significant contributions
in community service through the advancement of education and educational
opportunities in West Philadelphia.
The awards will be presented on January 20, 2006 as part of the
University's commemoration of the King Holiday.
We seek your help in nominating individuals whose work most merits
recognition. Please share this information with others in your
schools, departments, and organizations,
so that we may identify those most deserving of this award. Nomination
forms may be submitted through TBA, 2006.
you have any questions, please contact the African-American Resource
Center at 898-0104 or via email at email@example.com.
Thank you in advance for helping to pay special homage to those
individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary service and
commitment to enhance the
University of Pennsylvania and the West Philadelphia community.
November 29, 2006
Community Involvement Awards Recipients