MLK: Commitment to Community Nominations
To Members of the University Community and West Philadelphia Community
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing
--Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In recognition of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s commitment
to community service as essential to the struggle for equality, the 2001
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Program Planning Committee of the
University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Community
Involvement Recognition Awards. The Awards have been conceived to honor
members of the University of Pennsylvania community and members of the broader
West Philadelphia community whose service involvements have best exemplified
the ideals espoused by Dr. King. Four awards in total will be presented;
two will go to members of the Penn community, and two will honor members
of the broader community. The awards will be presented during the week of
January 15, 2001, as a part of the University's commemoration of the King
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 Friday, December 1,
Should you have any questions, please contact the African-American Resource
Center at (215) 898-0104 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
or visit the African-American Resouce Center's website at www.upenn.edu/aarc/MLK2001awards.html.
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.
--Jack B. Lewis, Assistant Director, African-American
Resource Center; Chair, MLK Planning Committee