What Does Power in Community Mean to You?

Let your voice be heard at a community wide forum with over 100 stakeholders

Contest Prizes
The Winners will Receive an Amazon Gift Card:
· 1st Place Value $300
· 2nd Place Value $200
· 3rd Place Value $100
Winners will be announced during The Power In Community virtual forum on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Contest Rules
· The contest is open to youth ages 17-24
· Applicants must reside in one of the following zip codes:  Atlanta – 30315 and 30354, College Park - 30337 and East Point - 30344
· The deadline for submission is Friday, March 19, 2021 at 5 pm
· Contest is limited to the first 25 applicants
· Only 1 poem may be entered per applicant
· Entries not complying with contest rules will be disqualified

Submission Requirements 
· Write an original poem relevant to the theme Power in Community
· Create a 1-minute video of yourself performing the poem
· The length of your video must not exceed 1-minute

Submission Instructions
Submit your written poem and upload video to Spoken Word Entries
  1. Go to the Spoken Word Submission page: Spoken Word Entries
  2. Click the green "Sign Up Today" button to create your profile.
  3. Click "Sign Up with Email" and enter your information.
  4. Click "Join Group"
  5. Enter the Title of your poem under "Post Message" tab.
  6. Click "Add Photos/Videos/Files" tab to upload your writtien poem and video.
  7. Click "Post" (Note: It may take 5-15 mins for the video to be processed for viewing.)

Terms of Submission
Copyright remains with the author, but Ubuntu Community Catalyst is licensed and reserves the right to have entries played live at the Power In Community Forum, published the poem on the internet/website, social media platforms or used for promotional purposes at any time in the future.

The Power in Community Poetry Contest Is sponsored by Ubuntu Community Catalyst (UCC) to kick-off its virtual community-wide forum.  For more information on Ubuntu Community Catalyst, please visit our website: https://www.ubuntucommunitycatalyst.org.


UCC defines Power in Community as the ability of residents to unify and flex their collective power to influence policies, practices and the use of resources that impact quality of life issues in their lives, family, community, and the world.