September 30th, 2010 Dear Community: We will be coming upon 10 years of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

and the Civil Rights Movements in our local community at the upcoming 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast Tribute on Monday, January 17th, 2011. In celebration, we request your support in launching a “Share the Dream” Student Essay Competition with our local students. We ask you to encourage your local students in Middle School and High School to engage in this competition answering one of the following questions: • • • How will you carry Dr. King’s Dream in your future? What significance does “content of character” have in your life? Why is this holiday still relevant to your generation?

The selected Middle School and High School Winner out of the pool of essay submissions will be asked to read their winning essay at the event upon receiving a sponsored prize and a “Share the Dream” Student Award. If you should have any questions in regards to the event or the Student Essay Competition, please give us a call at (909) 450-6310 or e-mail jai@juneteenthamerica.us. Attached is additional information and submission form for the essay competition. We hope you find this opportunity a great new way to observe this holiday and look forward to having you join us in this community celebration. Sincerely,

Leslie N. Fountain Vice President/COO Juneteenth America, Inc.

“SHARE THE DREAM” STUDENT ESSAY COMPETITION SUBMISSION INFORMATIONAL SHEET The following is required to submit your essay into the “Share the Dream” Student Essay Competition: A. You must be Middle School or High School Student in the San Gabriel Valley, Pomona Valley or Greater Inland Empire. B. Your essay answers one of the following questions: 1) How will you carry Dr. King’s Dream in your future? 2) What significance does “content of character” have in your life? 3) Why is this holiday still relevant to your generation? C. IMPORTANT: Your essay submission must also serve as an oratorical presentation within the timeline of no less than 4 minutes and no more than 5 minutes to be presented at the 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast Tribute event on Monday, January 17th, 2011. D. Your essay is submitted with the submission form before the deadline of Friday, December 31st 2010 to: a. Juneteenth America, Inc. ATTN: Share the Dream Student Essay P.O. Box 1356, Ontario, CA 91762. - or – b. E-mailed as a .PDF or Word Document to: l.fountain@juneteenthamerica.us with subject: “Share the Dream Student Essay” If you should have any questions regarding these details, please contact Leslie N. Fountain at (909) 450-6310 or e-mail l.fountain@juneteenthamerica.us. Best wishes and we look forward to receiving your essay! Winners will be announced by Friday, January 7th, 2011 and sponsored gifts and awards will be presented at the 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast Tribute event on Monday, January 17th, 2011 at the Ontario Airport Doubletree Hotel from 8:30AM-10:30AM. (See attached sheet for “Share the Dream” Student Essay Submission Form.)

10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast “Share the Dream” Student Essay Competition
Essay Submission Form 1. Student Name: __________________________________________________________ 2. Select School & Enter Grade Level: [ ] Middle School______th Grade -or- [ ] High School ______th Grade

3. School Name, City, State: __________________________________________________________ 4. Contact Information: Address:_______________________________________________________ City:__________________________ State:______ Zipcode:_____________ Home Phone: ____________________ 2nd Phone:_____________________ E-mail: ________________________________________________________ 5. Select the question you will be answering in your essay submission: • • • How will you carry Dr. King’s Dream in your future? What significance does “content of character” have in your life? Why is this holiday still relevant to your generation?

6. Your parent(s) or guardian(s) names and contact information: Name(s): ________________________________________________________ Phone Number(s): ________________________________________________ Student Signature: _____________________________ Date: _____________ Parent or Guardian Signature: _______________________________________

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