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CLCWA- Nigeria Youth Award Call for Submissions
Aug 20th, 2007 - 06:30:32
In an effort to recognize, reward and further encourage youth achievement in West Africa, CLC West Africa Nigeria call for a submission in an ongoing awards process called the West African National Youth Awards. Award competitions will run three times during the projects implementation, in each country of West Africa, focusing on different areas of accomplishment.
The categories or areas of accomplishment will evolve around youth artistic expression and social enterprises plan development. The awards process for forms of creative expression those including written or visual self-expression will provide award winners with further tools for creative expression. These areas of accomplishment will run simultaneously with those competition surrounding plan development. Social enterprise plan development will receive micro-grants to directly support advancement of the selected plans.
Theme for August
Youths in Development
In this submission we expect an artistically designed creation that would represent the above theme through:
- Digital photography
- Computer-modified photography
- Graphic arts
- Written arts (poems, editorials, stories etc.)
- Video arts
- Web design
Under this component, you are expected to submit an initiative that is geared towards the monthly theme through:
- An art showing how youths contributes to Community Development in forms of (dance, visual , photograph, music) etc)
- -A small youth led local cooperative promoting or wants to promote community development, through rural telephony, and ICT initiatives
All artistic submissions should be an expression of youth on an issue that concerns them locally, nationally or internationally. As for social enterprise plans, they should, obviously, be aligned with a community need and should not be uniquely for profit. It has to sustain, its an enterprise but it needs to hold a social component.
This contest is open from August 14, 2007.
Submissions will be voted on by TakingITGlobal members. A winner will receive a TakingITGlobal prize pack. You must be a TakingITGlobal member, under the age of 30, to participate.
The full details are attched with this email.
CLCWA- Nigeria Coordinator
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