Think also about how your community or group fits into the larger community of Hillsborough, Orange County, or the Triangle area. A healthy community is one that is open to ideas and communication, supportive of its members, strives toward inclusion, and builds lasting relationships within the group and with other groups. If those traits represent your community or group, awesome! Write about it! If not, then this is an opportunity to envision how it can be different, and that’s the first step to changing things.
*Each applicant may submit up to two works for this contest. The work can be in the form of a story, essay, poem, comic or other type of art combined with writing as long as it is your own work and nonfiction.
*Submitted works must be no more than five, double spaced, 8.5 in x 11 inch pages (or that equivalent length if art is included as part of the piece) using 12pt, Times New Roman font.