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for Northeast Ohio 6-12th Graders

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Important contest update: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24 AT 5:00PM
On January 20th, an unforeseen technical issue caused the Stop the Hate essay submission portal to crash multiple times. We received several emails and phone calls to alert us that the portal was not working and we wan

Appreciation to the distinguished judges who scored 24semi-finalist written essays to select the 2012 finalists.

Steven Dettelbach
US Attorney for Northern Ohio

Rick Jackson
Reporter and Program Host, Ideastream

Rabbi Sharon Young Marcus
Associate Rabbi, Park Synagogue/President, Greater Cleveland Board of Rabbis

Victor Ruiz
Executive Director, Esperanza

Debra Adams Simmons
Editor, Plain Dealer

Alexander Stojsavljevic
2011 Stop the Hate Grand Prize Winner

Paramjit Singh
Trustee, Federation of India Community Associations of Northeast Ohio

Cindy Yu
Associate Director, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

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