Charity Jordan presents the Reflection of the Selma Essay Contest.

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Youth between ages 10-18, are invited to participate in 500 word or less essay contest about their reflections after watching the film, “Selma.” This is an opportunity for youth to use the medium of writing to share their voice, feelings, and  convictions. Students are asked to submit their essay via email to,, no later than February 20, 2015.

Participants are asked to include a clear/recent picture of themselves as well as their name, grade level, and phone number with the essay submission.  Each entry must conclude with this final sentence:

“I, _______________ (name) accept Charity’s call to action and commit to encourage, educate, and elevate my community by ____________________________ (action) on a _________________(time) basis this year.

Sincerely ____________________(name) ”

Winners will be announced on by March 23, 2015.  Winners will be notified by email and phone call.  Cash Prizes will be delivered by mail to the 1st ($150), 2nd ($100), and 3rd ($50) place entry.  All essays and pictures become property of “Selma Reflections Contest” and  are subject to be used by Charity Jordan in the future.  Thanks for your participation.  #CTA3e  #marchon