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Imagine Englewood if . . . !

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730 W. 69th St. Chicago, IL 60621 Ph: 773.488.6704 FAX: 773.488.6705

Englewood lost over 60 souls to violent crime in 2011, and the number is rising.

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Essay Contest
Theme: Why Englewood Needs a Youth Center
February 6 through March 31, 2012
Category
Adults (ages 20 & up)
Teens (ages 13-19)
Pre-teens (ages 8-12)

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1 Prize
$100
$100
$100

AWARD DETAILS
2nd Prize
3rd Prize
$50
$25
$50
$25
$50
$25

# of Words
1000-1500
500-800
300

Entry Fee
$10.00
$5.00
$3.00

Eligibility and Instructions

Contest is open to Adults, Teens, & Pre-Teens who live, attend school, or work in Englewood.
DEADLINE: Entry form, essay & fee must be turned in by March 31, 2012, 2:00 p.m. to Imagine
Englewood if, 730 W. 69th St., Chicago, IL 60621; Phone: 773.488.6704.

ENTRY FORM AND ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS LOCATED ON BACK.


Pocket Change 4 Youth is a youth-driven campaign for a Youth and Family Community Center in
Englewood, supported by the Crossroads Youth Fund for Social Change.

Advocate for Youth Empowerment and a Lead-Free Englewood


e-mail: info@imagineenglewoodif.org www.imagineenglewoodif.org

ENTRY FORM
(All Applicants)
Name ______________________________________ Address _________________________________________
City___________________ State____ Zip________ Home Phone__________________ Cell________________
Email__________________________________________ Age_____
(For Employed in Englewood)
Place of Employment ______________________________ Address _____________________________________
City_________________ State ___ Zip ________ Phone __________________
(For Students Only)
School ___________________________________________ Grade ___________ Room Number __________
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Additional instructions:
1) Discuss the topic with teachers, friends & family members.
2) Essay can be typed or hand-printed.
3) Suggestions to add to essay:
a) Any stories about violence or combating violence.
b) What types of activities should be included in the youth center.
c) Visualize what the youth center would look like. Extra credit: Make a drawing of the
youth center.
d) Where the youth center should be located.
Awards will be presented at Open Mic Nite on Saturday, April 7, 2012, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00
p.m. at Imagine Englewood if, 730 W. 69th St., Chicago, IL 60621.

All ages welcome


For essay assistance or more information on the PC4Y Essay Contest,
contact:
Imagine Englewood if!
730 W. 69th St., Chicago, IL 60621
Phone: 773.488.6704; Fax: 773.488.6705
Email: jhill705@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.imagineenglewoodif.org.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Office Use Only: (Check all that apply) Entry form _____

Entry fee $_____

Essay _____

Date _______________________

Pocket Change 4 Youth is a youth-driven campaign for a Youth and Family Community Center in
Englewood, supported by the Crossroads Youth Fund for Social Change.