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Nominations Requested for MLK Community Service Award

November 11, 2023

The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award. The 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 on the City webpage.

The deadline to return nomination forms is 5:00 PM, December 28, 2022.

All nominees are recognized and the 2023 recipient will be announced at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast commemorating the life and work of Dr. King.

For more information on the community service award program or to obtain a nomination form, contact staff via email at: or call (760) 435-5044.