Tuesday, February 3, 2009

High School Arts and Writing Competition

Area high school students are invited to enter an arts and writing competition for African American History Month around the theme “Dear President Obama, My dream is.....”

Entries must be received by February 13. Students are asked to express in artwork, poetry, essay or song the change they want to help make happen to realize the dream of good jobs, peace and equality for all.

Savings Bonds and other prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners on Sunday, February 22 at the 35th annual African American History Month celebration sponsored by the People’s Weekly World at the New Haven People’s Center, 37 Howe Street, New Haven.

Artwork should be on paper not larger than 12" x 18". Written contributions should be not longer than two pages. Name, address, phone, age and school should be submitted with each entry to 37 Howe Street, New Haven, CT 06511.

This is the second annual competition held in memory of Dalzenia and Virginia Henry who dedicated their lives to the well-being of New Haven's children.

For further information call 203-624-8664.