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President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award, which recognizes individuals in the University of Georgia and Athens-Clarke County communities who are working to make Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of equality and justice a reality. Nominations are due Oct. 22.

Recipients of the President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award will be recognized at the 19th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast on Jan. 14, 2022.

Award winners demonstrate commitment to volunteerism and civic engagement in addressing critical community issues; utilize King’s philosophy to reduce tensions, resolve conflict and foster goodwill; and apply King’s teachings to build bridges of understanding and unity.

Click here to submit a nomination. For questions, contact UGA’s Office of Institutional Diversity at 706-583-8195 or email

The MLK Freedom Breakfast, which is sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District, commemorates King’s life and legacy.