2011 Student/Young Adult Peacemaker Award

Express Yourself on the Issues of War and Peace

Criteria:  age 18-24 and residing in the state from August through November 2011.

To enter request an Entry form and Reference Form to be submitted by October 1.

To participate, submit one of the following:

Artistic Expression:  A dance, song, poetry recital, artistic rendering, video, or stage act of up to 10 minutes,


Written Essay:  A minimum 600-word essay addressing the question: “How could tax money being used for war be redirected to meet human needs?”


Grand prize will be a trip with Witness for Peace to Latin America in 2012 (Possibilities: Colombia, Cuba, Venezuela, Mexico, or Nicaragua.  Airfare not included, but we’ll coach you on how to fundraise.), plus a 5-year membership in NC Peace Action*.

Second Prize is $300 and a 5-year membership in NCPA*

Third Prize is $200 and a 5-year membership in NCPA*

* Further details about prizes will be released August 15.

Deadlines and Presentations

Entry Form & Reference Form Due:  October 1, 2011.

Essay Due:  November 4, 2011.

Artistic Presentations at a Final Awards Event:  November 12

(Location TBA.  All participants are asked to attend the Final Event where all awards will be announced.)


For forms and guidelines, contact Betsy Crites, 919.381.5969director@ncpeaceaction.org or visit www.ncpeaceaction.org.

Sponsored by NC Peace Action and Witness for Peace Southeast

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