Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bristol Community College is proud to continue its dedication and recognition of Dr. King’s legacy of service with the college’s annual, in-person Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast and Day of Service on Monday, January 16, from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the Fall River Campus.

This year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast and Day of Service includes a combination of culturally engaging social and educational opportunities, including a keynote presentation, entertainment and workshops.

Please check this page regularly for more updates about this year’s event.

Please note that Bristol students and community members who are attending indoor events must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the policy, or have a valid accommodation for COVID-19. For more information, please visit BristolCC.edu/visitorvaccinationpolicy

2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest

In honor of the 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast and Day of Service, Bristol Community College is sponsoring an essay contest open to all Bristol students.

The author of the winning essay will be invited to read the essay at this year’s community breakfast on Monday, January 16, 2023, in the Commonwealth College Center on the Fall River Campus.

Essay Subject: Why it is Important to Serve Our Community.

Bristol's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service intends to empower individuals, strengthen communities, bridge barriers, create solutions to social problems, and move us closer to Dr. King's vision of a society based on justice, equal opportunity, and love of one's fellow human beings. In 500 words or less, please explain why it is important to serve our community as Dr. King envisioned.

Winners of the contest will receive a cash prize!

1st Place: $250
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $100

 

Submission Deadline: December 12, 2022

Submission: Please email your submission to Ron.Weisberger@BristolCC.edu, with the subject MLK Essay Submission.