Public high school students in Alexandria, are you thinking of entering the EJI Racial Justice Essay Contest? Stop by, grab a slice of pizza, and get some help you with your entry! Grades 9-12.
The Equal Justice Initiative in partnership with the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project is pleased to announce a scholarship contest open to 9th – 12th grade students attending public high school in Alexandria, Virginia, where prizes totaling at least $5,000 will be awarded to winning participants.
Students are asked to examine the history of a topic of racial injustice and to discuss its legacy today. Essays should explain the chosen topic using a specific historical event(s), explore how the injustice persists, and imagine solutions for a future free from racial injustice. Students are encouraged to reflect on how the topic impacts their own lives and communities.
Visit the EJI Racial Justice Essay Contest page for more details and to submit your entry.
AGE GROUP: | Teens |
EVENT TYPE: | Teens | Special Event | Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion |
TAGS: | essay | EJI | Alexandria Community Remembrance Project |
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