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Jim Daniels holding up Mayoral Proclamation

January 11, 2018

Mayoral Proclamation Recognizes CMU Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards Ceremony

By Stefanie Johndrow

Each year, as part of the celebration of the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., Carnegie Mellon University holds the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards, which highlights writings by students in the Pittsburgh area on their experiences with discrimination.

In acknowledgement of the awards’ impact, Mayor Bill Peduto has declared Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 as the day of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards Celebration in the city of Pittsburgh. 

Read the mayoral proclamation 

READ THE WINNING PIECES