The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) in partnership with the Sarasota & Manatee Community Remembrance Project is proud to announce the Racial Justice Essay Contest Awards Celebration. Local high school students were given the opportunity to write a 800-1000 word essay that examines the history of a topic of racial injustice, explores how the injustice persists and imagines solutions for a future free from racial injustice.
WE ARE EXCITED TO CELEBRATE THE ESSAY CONTEST PARTICIPANTS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2023
EJI will award scholarships up to $5,000 to winning participants. In addition, the Sarasota & Manatee Community Remembrance Project will award the winner(s) a trip to Montgomery, Alabama to visit the EJI museum & memorial.