Welcome to the Latah County Human Rights Task Force webpage!

The Latah County Human Rights Task Force has announced a new closing date for their Martin Luther King Art and Essay Contest. Entries must be received by 3 PM Friday, April 23.

Attention: Latah County Elementary, Junior High School, and High School students and teachers: Our 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. ART and ESSAY CONTEST prompts are available here: Art and Essay Contest

Latah County students grades 2 through 12 are eligible to apply either through their school classes or as individuals. Winners will receive $25 gift certificates from BookPeople of Moscow, and awards will be presented by Mayor Lambert at a special ceremony on May first at the 1912 Center. Winning entries will be displayed at the Moscow Public Library in May. 

Essays can be mailed to the Task Force at Box 8613, Moscow, or emailed to hesford@uidaho.edu. Art entries can be left at BookPeople in downtown Moscow or at local schools. Contact hesford@uidaho for more information. 

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Please check out our new presentation about current health and wellness issues under the Resources tab or click here: Health and Wellness Presentation

To make a monetary donation to the Latah County Human Rights Task Force, please visit our Donation Page: Make a Donation

Our mission: To work for social justice for all people by supporting diversity, respect, and inclusiveness, while opposing bigotry, harassment, and discrimination.

Please click our Announcements tab for current or upcoming events. (For upcoming events visit: Upcoming Events)

These are annual events that the Task Force currently sponsors:

  1. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast – January (Visit: MLK Breakfast)
    • Martin Luther King Art and Essay Contest – January
    • Presentation of Rosa Parks Human Rights Achievement Awards – January
  2. Human Rights Day at the Moscow Farmer’s Market – September (Visit: HR Day)
  3. Great Moscow Food Drive – August
  4. Human Rights Education Programs for Area Schools – throughout the school year

and we encourage you to attend or support us in these events.

Meetings of the Latah County Human Rights Task Force are generally held the second Thursday of each month, and you are welcome to attend.

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If you are interested in joining, volunteering, or attending a meeting, please see our Contact Us page: Contact Us

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