Represent , W. If you win, your story will be published on our website and in our print issue. They work hard to develop personal and reported stories about the experiences and issues that matter in their lives. Anyone ages 15 to 20 who lives within commuting distance is eligible to apply. A teen might join in racist behavior to fit in with friends.
Anyone ages 15 to 20 who lives within commuting distance is eligible to apply. Teens who are not on the writing staff or who do not live in New York can still get their voices in the magazine by sending letters to the editor or entering the writing contests that appear in each issue. Here are some prompts to inspire you: Represent is a magazine written by and for young people in foster care. Enter online, below, or email your essay to representmail youthcomm. It is published by Youth Communication , a non-profit corporation that helps marginalized youth reach their full potential through reading and writing. Please print your first and last name, your email address, school, home address, age, phone number, and foster care agency if applicable clearly on your entry.
We want to spend this summer workshop thinking about how to respond in a way that’s fair to everyone and leads to healing when people break rules or mistreat others.
If you win, your story will be published on our website and in our print issue. Write For Us Writing Contest. A network of more contst teachers and other staff distribute the magazine at more than public high schools, libraries, and community-based organizations.
If you’re a New York City teen and you like the idea of writing stories that will help your peers, YCteen may be the place for you.
Contact Holly at hstlifer youthcomm. Applications must be received by May 17, Letters should be no more than words.
YCteen Essay Contest: $ First Prize – Youth Communication
They work hard to develop personal and reported stories about the experiences and issues that matter in their lives. You must be able to attend for all six weeks. Current Represent or YCteen writers may not enter the essay contest. You will get one-on-one mentoring from a professional editor, write personal stories about your life, go on field trips, and make friends with other writers. In fact, they may just perpetuate a cycle of hurt and injustice.
Teachers in New York City public high schools can get the print magazine for free. The workshop runs Monday through Thursday from July 8 to August YCteen publishes true stories by teens, giving readers insight into the issues that matter most in young people’s lives. RepresentW.
We invite you to submit letter to the writer, responding to their story. We’re interested in your writing skills, but when we judge your essays we will also look for your ideas and willingness to write deeply personal stories. All entries become property of Youth Communication. YCteenby and yctewn New York City high school students, or Representby and for young people in foster care.
Do you have a strong feeling about an article you read in the current issue YCteen? Please include the staff’s full name and a picture, if you can. June 17, Make Esday Voice Heard! But writing is a form of conversation, and we want you to join in.
Are there aspects that the writer has not considered? Brick Walls of Justice: Your stories will be published in one of Youth Communication’s two award-winning magazines: In addition to YCteenYouth Communication publishes Representa magazine by teens in foster care; a library of non-fiction books for struggling teen readers; and anthologies and leaders guides to help educators use stories in classrooms, after-school programs, and other settings.
In addition, the full text of stories from the six most recent issues contfst the magazine is available on this website.
YCteen writers get published online and in a print magazine that’s distributed to hundreds of high schools, libraries, and community-based organizations in New York City. Start your letter with “Dear [writer’s name]” and reference the article by the title. Please print your first and last name, your email address, school, home address, age, phone number, and foster care agency if applicable clearly on your entry. YCteen publishes true stories by teens, giving readers insight into the issues that matter most in young people’s lives.
New York City teens who would like more information on joining our staff should visit the Write for Us page. We accept volunteers, and many teens get school credit for working here.