Stylized image of Dr. King with text: MLK Week 2023, Our Collective Liberation

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award is annually presented to a humanitarian within the NYU community who embodies and exemplifies the characteristics promoted by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—"a vision of peace, persistence in purpose, and inspirational action." The recipient must be an NYU alumnus or alumna, or a current NYU faculty or staff member.

The 2023 Humanitarian Award recipient will be celebrated during NYU MLK Week (February 13–18) and honored at the University-Wide Event on Thursday, February 16.