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Senator Murphy is inviting elementary, middle, and high school students from across Connecticut to help honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by submitting essays that reflect on Dr. King's dream, their own aspirations, and the importance of what Dr. King means to them.

Have questions? Please contact Erin McBride at

The 2023 essay contest is now over, stay tuned for updates about 2024!

You can find this year’s winners below:

Submit Your Essay