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Juneau Human Rights essay contest for youth

Posted: February 13, 2013 - 1:01am

The Juneau Human Rights Commission is sponsoring an essay contest open to students grades 6- through 8 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day and the United Nations’ Dec. 10 Human Rights Day observance.

Essays should answer the question, “What role do human rights play in your life?”

The deadline is 4 p.m. March 22, 2013.Winners at each grade level will be announced April 26 and one entry will be chosen for publication in the Juneau Empire. Send essays to 155S. Seward St., Juneau, AK, 99801 C/O JHR Essay Contest or email them to cityclerk@ci.juneau.ak.us.

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