The Winter Break High School Arts Competition presented by the CTRP3 and CHRO. High School students across CT are encouraged to submit a song, poem, speech, photo, or other creative artwork exploring social justice issues from their perspective. The top three submissions will receive a prize up to a $250 gift card!
Students from any Connecticut high school are eligible to participate and submit one project. Students should respond to at least one of the following social justice prompts:
Prompt 1: How do you think the police views you?
Prompt 2: Does your community have a relationship with the police?
Prompt 3: How do school rules and dress codes impact how you express your race, culture and/or gender?
Prompt 4: What does the Crown Act mean to you?
Prompt 5: How does social media influence your views on social justice?
Prompt 6: How are your views on race and culture impacted by social media?
All submissions are due electronically no later than Friday, January 7, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. to be considered. Please submit your project to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
If you have any questions please contact Natalie Casanova (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ana Mitchell (email@example.com).
A virtual ceremony announcing the competition winners will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. More information will be forthcoming.