YOUR VOICE, YOUR VIEWPOINT
AN OPEN CALL
FOR STUDENTS TO SPEAK OUT
Middle School and High School Students!
Schneps Media and the Claire Friedlander Foundation
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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 with racism.Middle and high school students are invited to submit
essays, videos, poems or other expressive medium
you feel captures 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
• I experienced racism when…
• I’ve fought against racism by…
• I was racially profiled when…
• My first experience with racism was when…
mited to 250
n be emailed
Submit virtual or written entries limited 250
words either by email or by using hashtag
#YourVoiceYourViewpoint on social
Instagram or TikTok. Video entries can emailed
Please include your name, age and school
Submissions will be published in Schneps
Media’s multiple platforms of print,
digital and broadcasting.
3 middle school students and 3 high school students will
each be awarded a prize of $500 by a panel of Queensborough
Community College students.
ents Submissions will be accepted through Friday, Sept. 25,
and winners of the prize will be announced
on Thursday, Oct. 1.
For additional information please call
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, Noticia, Gay City News.