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2017 MLK, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Advocacy Competition & NMBLA Board Elections
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.