Thursday, February 1, 2024

Enter Now: NIRMV 2024 Poetry Contest

National Inspirational Role Models Visionaries (NIRMV) cordially invites poets age 18 and older to submit original poems embracing our theme, Discovering More About History, Herstory and Cultural Heritage.

All participants will receive a certificate. A monetary award of $75 will be given to the contest winner, $50 for second place winner and $25 for third place winner. Deadline to enter is March 31, 2024. Winners will be announced in early April 2024. Winners and finalists may be featured at readings event on April 21, 2024.

Please see complete contest details.

Good luck!

Monday, January 15, 2024

NIRMV 1-2-3 Book Club Selection #6

Get the details about the latest selection in our Enlightening Reads Series.

Download flyer (PDF)

Saturday, November 11, 2023

NIRMV Recognized by State of Michigan with Special Tribute

Adding to our annual celebration in November of National Inspirational Role Models Month, NIRMV was recognized by the State of Michigan with a special tribute. Signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, NIRMV was commended for efforts "to advocate for the importance of role models and inspire Michiganders to seek success, overcome challenges, and achieve their full potential." See the Special Tribute (PDF).

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

NIRMV Honors Hassan El-Amin with Goal Achiever Award

Hassan El-Amin is a NIRVM director and Music Advisor/Consultant - and so much more.

NIRMM 2023 Legacies and Legends Salute

Join us online for a tribute to Historic Role Model Zora Neale Hurston. Featuring Romare Bearden and Babatunde Oltunji, plus story telling by Ms. Gwen.

Just go to at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023.

National Inspirational Role Models Month Legacies and Legends Salute invitation

Saturday, October 7, 2023

NIRMV Recognizes Senior Center with Milestone Award

St. Patrick Senior Center in Detroit has been serving seniors age 55 and up for 50 years.