Fair Housing Poster and Essay Contest

Enter the Fair Housing Poster and Essay contest to possibly win $125 !!!

FYI is partnering with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights and MU Extension – St. Louis 4-H on a youth essay and poster contest on the topic of Fair Housing, Building a Better World.

Students in the St. Louis metropolitan area are invited to submit an essay or poster expressing the theme, “Fair Housing: Building a Better World.” There are cash prizes for the winners in each category.

Contestants are divided by age groups:

  • Group 1 (poster), kindergarten through third grade;
  • Group 2 (poster), fourth through sixth grade;
  • Group 3 (poster), seventh through twelfth grade; and
  • Group 4 (essay), seventh through twelfth grade.

To be eligible for consideration, entries must be delivered and in the possession of FYI at 106 Church Street, Ferguson, Missouri 63135 by 5 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017. 

If submitting an essay entry via email at info@fyifergyouth.org, please include “Fair Housing: Building a Better World” in the subject line. There is no page, margin, or line spacing requirement for the essay contest, but entries must be typewritten.

For additional information about the contests, contact FYI by email at info@fyifergyouth.org by phone at 314-749-5379.

The first, second, and third place winners of each of the four contest categories will be awarded prizes at a ceremony on Saturday, September 16, 12:30 – 3 p.m. in the gymnasium of the Ferguson Community Center, 1050 Smith Avenue, St. Louis.

The awards presentation and celebration is free and open to the public, and the community is invited to help recognize the accomplishment of the winning youths.

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