The City of Kalamazoo is accepting nominations for the 2021 Dr. Lewis Walker Social Justice Youth Awards. As part of the community-wide MLK Day of Service, awards will be given to Kalamazoo area students, ages 12-19.
Winners will have demonstrated achievements in racial justice, community service, volunteerism, and leadership. Winners will receive a community service award, a monetary award, and a one-year membership to the NAACP. Winners will be celebrated during the Jan. 19 City Commission meeting. Nomination deadline is 5 p.m. Nov. 30.
Nomination forms can be found at https://www.kalamazoocity.org/walkeraward
or in the City Manager’s Office in City Hall. If you need assistance, call (269) 337-8047.