Housing For All: Home is Where the Heart Is

October 16, 2014

Youth and Adult Writing Contest

At CNHED’s Housing For All Campaign, we know home is important. A home is a special place. A place where we love and take care of ourselves, and where we take care of each other. Submit your essay, poem, or story that tells us about the home that is in your heart, and you could win a prize! Submissions are due Monday, December 15. We encourage everyone to share their stories as we work to win Housing For All in DC. Download the Flier Housing For All Rally 2014 106b Writing Winners

Prompt: We all know the phrase “Home is where the heart is.” What does it mean to you? Share your heartfelt story with us.

First Prize: $100 Gift Certificate
Second Prize: $50 Gift Certificate
Third Prize: $25 Gift Certificate
Awarded in both youth and adult categories

Contest Guidelines:

  • Submissions should be no more than 500 words- essay, story or poetry accepted
  • Submissions are due December 15, 2014
  • Submissions and questions should be directed to Elizabeth Falcon: housingforall@cnhed.orgDSCN4788
  • Authors should state if they are applying in the adult or youth category. (Authors over 18 should submit in the “adult” category)
  • Authors who have won in previous years are not eligible to win again
  • Winners will be informed by January 15, 2015
  • Winners will be recognized at the Housing for All Rally – details will be announced to all participants. All are welcome to attend. The first place winner in each category will be asked to read their winning submission
  • Any submissions become the property of CNHED. Winning entries will be published on our blog www.housingforallblog.org .  All publications will credit the author

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