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Nominees Requested for 2022 MLK Service Award

November 23, 2021

The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award. This annual award recognizes and honors residents of the City who have made a significant contribution of time and energy through volunteer work to improve community life, promote positive community development, and enhance the lives of individuals and neighborhoods in the City.

The award is named in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in recognition of his contributions to civil rights, equal education, labor, and voter rights, and to promote positive relationships between people, groups, and cultures.

Any resident of the City of Oceanside or member of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton may be nominated for the award. There are no restrictions as to race, ethnicity, age, or type of volunteer service. Nomination forms are available here.

The deadline to return the nomination form is 5:00 p.m., December 28, 2021. All 2022 nominees are recognized and the 2022 recipient is announced at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast commemorating the life and work of Dr. King in January. For more information, contact staff via email at or call: (760) 435-5044.