2022 Youth MLK Essay Project
Since 2017, the Lexington MLK Day of Service Committee has been asking Lexington's middle school students to write essays on topics relevant to Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy and spirit.
From the numerous submissions, the Committee selects several essays to be read by the students during the MLK Day Opening Ceremony.
How to Enter:
Read the topic below and then submit the essay by clicking here. Submission deadline: Monday, January 10, 2022
MLK Day 2022 Essay Topic:
Reflecting on Dr. King's legacy and teachings, how do you see the state of racial justice in the United States today? What gives you hope? Where do you see challenges and work to be done? What can YOU do now, to support racial justice right here in our community?