January 23, 2019 Boston - For its sixth annual student video contest, the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) invites high school students to create 30-second videos to raise public awareness about climate change.
The Climate Change Challenge is open to all Massachusetts high school students. There are cash prizes--$500 for first place, $250 for second, $100 for third and $50 for honorable mention. Winners will be announced in late March.
Entries may be submitted online from January 25 through March 8, 2019 at
. Judging will take place in March, and winners will be announced at the end of the month. The Judging Committee will look for a clear and compelling message, memorable content and delivery, and creativity. Official rules and further details are available on our
The contest is sponsored by the League of Women Voters Citizen Education Fund, which supports programs designed to encourage the active and informed participation of citizens in democracy and increase understanding of public policy issues.
About the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts
Since its founding in 1920, the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts has been a respected and trusted nonpartisan voice for citizen participation in our democracy. With over 40 local Leagues throughout the state, LVWMA has been at the forefront of efforts to empower and educate Massachusetts voters and effect change on a wide range of issues. Membership in the League is open to men and women of all ages. For more information about the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, go to