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Poster and Essay Contest

Each year, Youth Crime Watch of Miami-Dade sponsors a Poster & Essay Contest on a youth crime prevention theme. The contest is open to all Miami-Dade County Public School students. The contest provides students a forum to present their crime prevention action plans.

YOUTH CRIME WATCH OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ANNUAL POSTER & ESSAY CONTEST CONTEST OPENS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017 AND CLOSES FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017! The theme this year is: USING YOUR VOICE AGAINST YOUTH VIOLENCE.

Youth Crime Watch (YCW) of Miami-Dade County is asking the students of Miami-Dade County Public Schools to develop an action plan in voicing their ideas and suggestions on speaking up to prevent youth violence by answering the following questions:

  • What is violence?
  • What are some ways you can you use your voice in speaking up to prevent violence in your school?
  • What are some ways you can you use your voice in speaking up to prevent violence in your community?
  • Which ideas and suggestions would you include in a speech to inform others to prevent youth violence?
  • What would you do to educate your school classmates to use their voices in speaking up to prevent youth violence? 

Illustrate your viewpoints & comments on a poster and/or in an essay. We hope you'll join us in competing in this year's contest! To learn about how to participate, please review this PDF about the contest. Also, view this PDF to learn more about the guidelines for the contest.

Past themes have included: Bully-Free is the Way to Be, Insert Cybersafety & Delete Cyberbullying, Helping My School’s Safety, The Upstander Network, Preventing Theft in Your School, Helping My School Always be Weapon-Free, My Vision of a Safe Community, My Reporting Plan to Keep My School Safe, and Values in My School’s Safety.

Bully Free is the Way to Be. Bully Free Zone.

Helping my school always be weapon free

Helping my school always be weapon free-- silence is the worst weapon

Helping my school always be weapon free

Cyberbullying

Keep safe and carry on reporting    Don't just stand there, do something about it, tell an adult

Youth Crime Watch Help stop crime and violence

My vision of a safe community

My vision of a safe community

 

 

 

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