Award Information

2019 Criteria and Nomination Forms

MLK Young Dreamers 2019 Criteria [pdf]

Nominating Form 2019 [pdf]

The Young Dreamers Award is given to one male and one female citizen of Winston-Salem between the ages of 18 and 40 who have made a tangible difference in the lives of others who may have otherwise been overlooked, ignored, or disadvantaged. Specific examples of activities include fostering positive race relations, vocalizing or acting against an injustice, leading inclusiveness among individuals, embracing those who are perceived as different, and celebrating religious diversity.

The Human Relations Commission and Department would again like to thank you in advance for taking the time to submit a nomination.


Wanda Allen-Abraha, JD
Human Relations Department Director

2018 Young Dreamer Awardees
Magalie Yacinthe and Rev. Enrique Catana Ramiro

2018 Young Dreamer Bios [pdf]

2016 Awardees Douglas Richburg and Michelle Martinez

MLK 2016 Young Dreamer Awardee Bios [pdf]

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