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NJEA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Celebration

January 13, 2018

NJEA’s premier black-tie event, the Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Celebration, occurs on Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Hilton East Brunswick.

Nikki Giovanni, American poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator will keynote, followed by musical entertainment by Grammy winning R&B, soul and gospel singer, songwriter and Broadway star Stephanie Mills.

  • Registration, Reception, and Exhibits: 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Program: 4 p.m.
  • Dinner: 5 p.m.

Nominate a human and civil rights advocate

Nomination forms and documentation for the NJEA Human and Civil Rights Award are due Dec. 5, 2017. Awards will be presented at the NJEA Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human and Civil Rights Celebration next January. Nominees may be an individual, group or organization working in the area of civil rights, and if eligible, NJEA members.


To attend, you must complete and return the form below, which includes additional details about the event by Nov 27.


January 13, 2018
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