$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.

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MUSEUM DAY LIVE!



The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission to the Maltz Museum for two people on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions acros

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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