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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, inviting them to write an essay or a poem that fosters respect for Human Rights; and for students in 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. February 15, 2019. 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: email@example.com. More information and the entry form may be found here.
Outstanding entries will be revealed and recognized at an event with Mayor Bakken, at a date to be announced. The selected essay or poem will be 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.