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Activities,  January 06, 2009

Campaign for Rights of the Child Essay Contest 2009

The Campaign for U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) invites youth throughout the U.S. to participate in its second nationwide essay contest. The purpose of this contest is to continue to raise awareness of the CRC among youth and to engage them in thoughtful reflection on the potential impacts the Convention would have on children and youth in the U.S.

The contest is open to U.S. students in grades 6-12 and homeschooled students in the equivalent grade levels (who currently live in the U.S.). Five winners will be chosen and will receive airfare and accommodations for him/herself and one parent/legal guardian to participate in the Campaign’s 2009 Symposium. Submissions must be received by March 20, 2009.

The Instruction Kit and Application are available for download at the program website.

URL: http://childrightscampaign.org/crcindex.php?sNav=youth_snav.php&sDat=youth_dat.php
Posted by wrivenburgh on January 06, 2009 | Activities
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