Peace-themed Poster Contest for Youth

Posted by on October 20, 2008

2008-2009 Legs Against Arms 5K Race & Celebration of Youth
Poster Contest

What would peace look like?

We are looking for young people to use their creative talents to help us envision what it takes to create and keep the peace! Create a poster that shows your vision for peace in your community and enter the contest to win cash prizes! The grand-prize winner will receive a cash prize and have their design incorporated
into the T-shirts for our upcoming Legs Against Arms 5K Race/Walk. Winner will be acknowledged on stage at the Celebration of Youth. Create your own original message and artwork! Here are some example themes from last year’s contest: “How Can Violence Be Stopped” – “No Guns in Da Hood”. This contest is open to students in grades K through 8.

To enter the contest:

1) Create your poster
• your poster (maximum size 20″ x 30″)
2) Write your name, phone number, and the name of your school (or organization) and room number on the back of your poster.
3) Submit your poster by December 10, 2008
• Students, submit your poster to your teacher.
• Teachers, submit posters to:
Physicians for Social Responsibility
704 North 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: 215-765-8703

4) Be present in April 2009 at the Legs Against Arms & Celebration of Youth.

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Winners will be notified in January and prizes will be awarded in April at the Celebration of Youth at 12:00 noon.  Invite your friends and family to come as well!

Physicians for Social Responsibility
invite you to join us at

Legs Against Arms
April 2009

Legs Against Arms is a 5K Race/Walk followed by a Celebration of Youth in support of reducing youth violence. This event encourages youth and adults to come together to strengthen their legs as they send a clear message opposing illegal handguns in Philadelphia. Young people will be able to showcase their unique talents, resilience, and potential for a future filled with hope, not harm at the Celebration of Youth.

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