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Calling all Contra Costa Middle and High School Students: WIN $$ for YOUR Art and Writing!

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

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Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center’s Dennis Thomas 22nd Annual Art and Writing Challenge 2020

Create an essay, poem, story, play or piece of art work (including photography, sculpture, and video) on the theme of Our Connected Planet.  Questions to inspire you:

  • How has your connection to our planet played a significant role in your life?
  • How have you been impacted by threats to our climate/planet? How do you see others being affected? 
  • Do you see climate justice as connected to other forms of social justice? If so, how? 
  • In what ways is our planet impacted or threatened by things like nuclear energy, the military-industrial complex, capitalism, and notions of “progress”? 
  • What would your vision of a just and healthy world look like?

Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. on April 24, 2020 with the mandatory Entry Cover Sheet form found on their website.

Questions? Email [email protected] or call 925-933-7850.
​Submit writing as a WORD DOCUMENT or GOOGLE DOCUMENT via email with the subject line: ART AND WRITING 2020 to [email protected] Or through
the mail to:
Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center
1035  Carol Lane
Lafayette, CA  94549


AWARDS DINNER:
The public is invited to attend the ART & WRITING CHALLENGE & YOUTH ACTIVIST GRANT AWARDS DINNER,
Saturday, May 16th – 6 PM at the Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center, 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette.

​If you would like to attend the event, you MUST RSVP by phone (925-933-7850) or email ([email protected]) by close of business on May 8th.
Tickets to the General Public are available for $10 and will include a family-style dinner. 

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