M. L. King, Jr. Essay Contest


YWCA Wheeling is proud to announce the 2014 Project on Racism Essay Contest, also known as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest.  The Project on Racism Essay Contest honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., while encouraging students’ creativity through essay writing.   The YWCA Wheeling is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


One of the most important responsibilities of living in a democracy is voicing one’s ideas.  Please encourage your students to lend their voices through this essay contest.  Everyone who participates is a winner!


If you have any questions about the 2014 Project on Racism Essay Contest, please contact us at 304-232-0511 orcdcoadvocate@ywcawheeling.org.



                                                                                          Rita Gupta

                                                                                          CDCO Director


See attachment for more information:

MLK Essay Contest Final


Robert “Joey” Wiseman Jr.

Assistant Director

Office of Secondary Learning

Instructional Materials

Social Studies