Opinion Writing Contest – Final draft due March 16

Monthly writing contest offers cash prizes

Your words can change the world.

Jessica Lia / Stocksy United

Your words can change the world.

Pick up a pen, dear writers, and share your opinion with the world. Perhaps the most democratic form of journalism, the op-ed is founded on the idea that every person has a voice worthy of a public platform.

So, tell us: What change would you like to see on a community, country, or global scale? From education reform, to environmental justice, to racial equity – we want to hear your opinion about something that matters to you.

Writing Form: Opinion

Subject Areas: Civics, Economics, Journalism, Literature / English, Science, Social Studies

Length: 600 – 1,000 words

Opens: Monday, March 1

Drafts due for Expert Review: Monday, March 8

Submission Due: Tuesday, March 16

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