Middle and high school students can win $500 through Your Voice, Your Viewpoint

As our city has been through many challenges these last few months we know that one issue that is relevant and part of so many kids’ lives is racism. We are looking for middle school to high school students to submit their stories to us. Send us your story, video or TikTok and share with the New York community your viewpoint or experience with racism. Please enter Your Voice and Your Viewpoint by Oct. 30 at midnight.

The details:

Schneps Media and the Claire Friedlander Foundation want to hear your voice and your viewpoint on your experiences with RACISM. We invite students, our future leaders, to share your thoughts and feelings about your experiences.

Students can either choose from the following prompts or choose to submit work beyond the prompts, but still related to the overall goal of sharing YOUR VOICE AND YOUR VIEWPOINT. 

  • I experienced racism when…
  • I’ve fought against racism by…
  • I was racially profiled when…
  • My first experience with racism was when…

Submit virtual or written entries limited to 250 words either by email or by using the hashtag #YourVoiceYourViewpoint on social media including Instagram or TikTok. Video entries can be emailed to YourVoiceYourViewpoint@schnepsmedia.com. Please include your name, age and school with entries. Submissions will be published in Schneps Media’s multiple platforms of print, digital and broadcasting. Three middle school students and three high school students will each be awarded a prize of $500 by a panel of Queensborough Community College students. Submissions will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 30, and winners of the prize will be announced on Nov. 6.

Submission can be emailed YourVoiceYourViewpoint@schnepsmedia.com

Schneps Media is the parent company of Brooklyn Paper, Brooklyn Courier Life Newspapers, Queens Courier, Times Ledger Newspapers, Caribbean Life, Bronx Times, El Correo, Ridgewood Times, Long Island Press, New York Family, Noticia and Gay City News. 

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