$100,000 ESSAY CONTEST

for Northeast Ohio 6-12th Graders

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

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Stop the Hate® Youth Speak Out celebrates students committed to creating a more accepting, inclusive society. By reflecting on real-life situations and detailing ways to make a positive difference in the world, this next generation of leaders can win big.

Stop the Hate®

Click on the links below for area coverage on Stop The Hate and its participants

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Stop the Hate essays restore hope in what the future holds

WKYC-TV 3:
Kim Wheeler interviews Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Andrea Bestor

Avon Lake Ledger:
Moved by classmate’s suicide, ALHS junior pens essay to “Stop the Hate,” wins $50,000

The Chronicle-Telegram:
Student wins contest, aims to change minds

Cleveland Jewish News:
A timely Exodus from hate and discrimination

Sun Star Courier:
Student of the Week – Gabrielle Goodman

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  • Presented By:

    Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

  • Youth Speak Out Sponsors

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    The Helen F. Stolier and Louis Stolier Family Foundation