Poster contest celebrates 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Join us to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights!

THE CHALLENGE: Create a poster based on the Universal Declaration to celebrate its 70th Anniversary by taking part in the Picture Human Rights Poster Contest.

ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to young people from kindergarten through college (ages 5-21) who live in the United States. Individual, class, or group entries accepted.

AGE CATEGORIES: Elementary (K-4), Middle (5-8); High (9-12), Adult (ages 18-21)

RECOGNITION: Winners will be announced on Human Rights Day, December 10. Winning posters will be featured in an online gallery on the HRE USA website and displayed at the regional and national conference of Amnesty International USA and the National Council for the Social Studies, and at human rights education workshops and seminars. First place winners will receive a $300 cash prize.

GUIDELINES: All submissions must be explicitly related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Posters will be judged on creativity, originality, appropriateness, and relationship to the theme. Original work only – no clipart or copyrighted material. All submissions must be made electronically via the online entry form (e.g pdf, jpeg, png) and no larger than 100 megabytes. All submissions by artists under 18 must include a signed permission slip by a parent or guardian. Read full contest guidelines here.

DEADLINE: November 11 (midnight)