The Arkansas Democratic Black Caucus is excited to open the nomination process for the 2019 King Kennedy awards.  This year’s King Kennedy Dinner will be held Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Metroplex Event Center in Little Rock.

The deadline for submissions is December 28, 2018.  There are five categories and they include:

The Irma Hunter Brown Women’s Leadership Award – This award will be presented to a woman of color who fights to make sure that gender bias is overcome by competence, commitment and courage.

The Thomas E. “Pat” Patterson Educational Award – The Education award will be presented to an individual who fights for equality of educational opportunity for students and education employees of color and those who are poor.

The Annie McDaniel Abrams Community Service Award – This award will be presented to an outstanding citizen who through, selfless service, makes a continued contribution to the community at-large, and especially to the African-American Community.

The Dr. Jerry Jewel Government Leadership Award – This award will be presented to an individual who has provided leadership in the political and legislative arena for people of color and people of poverty.

The Calvin King Economic Development Award – This award will be presented to a person of color who demonstrates a commitment to economic empowerment in African-American and poor communities in Arkansas.

2019 Nomination Award Form

Nominations can be emailed to king-kennedy@ardemocraticblackcaucus.org  or mailed to Awards Selection Committee, P O Box 55831, Little Rock, AR  72215.

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