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2017 MLK, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Advocacy Competition & NMBLA Board Elections

May 27, 2017

The MLK Jr. Drum Major for Justice Competition and New Mexico Black Lawyers Association (NMBLA) board elections will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017.


Contact nmblacklawyers@gmail.com for more details on the event.


The second round of the MLK Jr. Drum Major For Justice Competition requires the student to present his/her answer to the competition question in an oral presentation.  The presentation must incorporate the topic and/or answer to the essay question but should not be a verbatim recital of the essay.


The first place winner at the regional level will receive a scholarship in the amount of $500.  The 1st place winner will represent the region at the National competition held in Toronto, Canada July 29-August 4.  The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the National competition will receive the following college scholarships: 1st ($2500), 2nd ($2,000), and 3rd ($1,500).  Winning one of the top three scholarships will replace the automatic $500 scholarship.


May 27, 2017
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New Mexico Black Lawyers Association
(505) 450-1032