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Nominate an Aiken County Community Member

Dr. MLK, Jr. Community Celebration

About the Human & Civil Rights Community Champion Award

One (1) award is to be presented to a person or organization in Aiken City or County in the area of human and civil rights.

To be eligible for the Human & Civil Rights Community Champion Award, one or more of the following criteria must be met:

  • Helped protect and advance the human and civil rights of the Aiken County community.
  • Be an active member of a service organization in the Aiken County community.
  • Worked to build more effective partnerships with students and schools, especially Aiken Technical College and USC Aiken.
  • Has publicly promoted efforts to create a diverse community by promoting social justice, equality, and equity.

See more about criteria and eligibility

Nominations must be received and/or postmarked by 5 p.m. December 1, 2023.