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Posted on: December 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Bismarck Human Relations Committee Announces Human Rights Essay and Poetry Contest

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The Bismarck Mayor’s Human Relations Committee will hold a Human Rights Essay and Poetry contest for students in grades 4 – 5, calling upon them to write an essay or a poem that fosters respect for Human Rights; and grades 6 – 8, to write about their concept of leadership for Human Rights. Entries must be postmarked or e-mailed by 5:00 p.m. January 19, 2018. Please limit entries to one page.  One outstanding entry from each age grouping will be selected; one essay or poem from each.    Submit entries to: City of Bismarck, Human Relations Committee, Essay Contest, 221 N 5th St., Bismarck, ND 58506-5503 or e-mail entries to: gdavid@bismarcknd.gov.  Get the entry form here.

Outstanding entries will be revealed at an event at a date to be announced, when Mayor Seminary will recognize the selected entrants with a class pizza party.  The selected essay or poem will e displayed on the City of Bismarck web site www.bismarcknd.gov.

The mission of the Human Relations Committee is to protect and promote the personal dignity of all Bismarck citizens and to eliminate any discriminatory barriers that prevent them from reaching their full human potential.

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