The Equal Justice Initiative in partnership with the Dallas County Coalition, is pleased to announce an upcoming scholarship contest open to 11th – 12th grade students attending public high schools in Dallas County, where prizes totaling at least $5,000 will be awarded to winning participants.
Students are asked to examine the history of a topic of racial injustice and to discuss its legacy today. Essays should explain the chosen topic using a specific historical event(s), explore how the injustice persists, and imagine solutions for a future free from racial injustice. Students are encouraged to reflect on how the topic impacts their own lives and communities.
Please find additional information on the essay contest here.
Sign up to receive updates on upcoming workshops and seminars here.
This EJI Racial Justice Essay Contest is open to all 11th - 12th grade students attending public high schools in Dallas County, Texas.
Local Organizer(s): Lenora Casmore and Beverly Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org
March of Justice for Santos Rodriguez July 28, 1973. (Photo: Andy Hanson/DeGolyer Library, SMU)
On the 100TH anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre, RBDallas will visit at this special moment of remembrance.
Dates: MAY 29-JUNE 2, 2021
Limited Seating (30 max) and a COVID Vaccination required to attend.
TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE
See links below for reservations and detailed Information.
Remembering Allen Brooks on the 111th anniversary of his lynching. Narrative, Racial Justice Scholarship Essay Contest announcement, and Libation Ceremony.