$100,000 ESSAY CONTEST

for Northeast Ohio 6-12th Graders

You have the power to make a positive difference in the world.

Teachers! Get
Your Students
Involved

Teacher's
Guide

Winners
2016

Judges
2016

Complete Rules
& Guidelines

Inspiration

Kenton Carrell

2016 Stop The Hate Essay Book

Read the entire collection of 2016 Youth Speak Out winning essays here.

STH-book-2015

Read the entire collection of 2015 Youth Speak Out winning essays here.

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Listen to the 2015 finalists reading portions of their essays and discussing the themes of the contest on WCPN 90.3FM’s “Sound of Ideas” here.

Lea-Kayali-2015

Read more about 2015 Grand Prize Winner Lea Kayali’s message of peace and outreach in Scene Magazine.

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Hear what 2014 Youth Speak Out winner Justin Bachman had to say about the contest and its benefits for participating 6-12th graders in Northeast Ohio in this video he made

 

 

 

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