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Announcement: Human Trafficking Awareness Month Art & Writing Contest

We love working alongside youth through our Prevention to Prosperity: ThriveTM Program. We know you are full of big, creative ideas and we want to hear from you! If you are 14-18 years old and living in the Wichita Metro area, you can are eligible to participate in our Human Trafficking Awareness Month Art and Writing Contest. Winners will not only win great prizes, but be featured on our blog and at our 2018 Human Trafficking Awareness Month Events. 

Art Contest

At the Center for Combating Human Trafficking (CCHT), the Lotus™ Anti-Trafficking Model guides our work and programming. This model is named after the flower that grows through mud and dirty water before blooming into a bright, exceptional flower. At CCHT, we believe the lotus is a symbol of determination and perseverance. Participants are free to express themselves through any medium to illustrate the meaning of the Lotus flower.

Image of the Lotus Flower representing Prosperity, Vitality, Hope, Redemption, and Resilience

Writing Contest

In no more than 500 words, participants are asked to answer one of the questions below. Writing can be formal or creative form.

  1. What does it mean to overcome?
  2. What does it mean to be an ally?

To Enter

Deadline for entry is December 15, 2017. Contests are open to teens, ages 14 to 18, in the Wichita and surrounding areas. To enter, submit entry form along with finalized project. Entries can be mailed, emailed, or submitted in person. Pick up can also be arranged by calling CCHT at (316) 978-5061.

  • In Person: Drop off at 238 N. Mead, Wichita, KS, Office hours 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Email: combating.humantrafficking@wichita.edu
  • Mail: Center for Combating Human Trafficking 1845 Fairmount St Box 103, Wichita, KS 67260 

Judging 

One winner from each contest will be selected by a panel of CCHT staff and partners. Winners will be announced on our Facebook page (with approval) and at our annual Anti-Trafficking conference.

Prizes

Winners will receive a prize pack of supplies from Barnes & Noble and other sponsors and winning projects will be displayed during our Anti-Trafficking Conference. Winner of the writing contest will also be featured as a guest blogger on the CCHT website!

Don’t forget to include an entry form with your submission. We won’t except entries without this form. If you have any questions, just contact us! 

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1845 Fairmount St, Campus Box 103
Wichita, KS, 67260
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