Looking for a writing and performance opportunity to kick off the school year? Check out this $500 prize for videos of poems about fair housing. More info below!REMINDER: This Friday, September 8, is the last day to submit videos for the Housing Fairness Poetry Contest.
Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit welcomes poets to submit video recordings of original poems around the subject of housing fairness. Winning poems should respectfully educate about the civil rights movement in fair housing. Past and present themes or events in the movement for equal rights and fair treatment in housing are suggested.
First place winner will receive $500, second place will receive $250, and third place winner will receive $100. No entry fee required. Poets must reside in Wayne, Oakland, or Macomb Counties, and videos should be no longer than 3:40. Poets under 16 years old need a signed parental release form.