Monday, April 28, 2008

In the Mailbox

Dear Editor,

Do you know a young person with something to say?

Well, there’s still time!

The New York Civil Liberties Union is sponsoring its annual Freedom in Expression contest that asks youth to tell their stories, voice their opinions and speak out. Winners will receive cash prizes of up to $1,000.

Contestants can enter an essay, a song, a spoken word piece, a poem, visual art, a video, a public service announcement or something even more creative. Entries just need to express views on an aspect of justice in America.

The contest is open to all New York City youth younger than 20-years-old and the deadline is coming up! Entries must be submitted by Monday, May 19.

(For more information and to enter the contest, go to

Good luck!

Donna Lieberman
Executive Director, NYCLU
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