Attention: Whatcom County youth, K-12
April 20, 2016
What are your plans for the summer? If you’re in grades K-12 and you’re a Whatcom County resident, consider writing and submitting a poem for the 2016 Peaceful Poetry Youth Contest, hosted by the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC). Poems on peaceful themes can be submitted between now and September 30, 2016, either online or by mail.
And there’s more!
WDRC invites K-12 students and their families to drop in to reflect, imagine and create at a FREE Peaceful Poetry Writer’s Workshop:
- Friday, April 22, 2016, 3:30-4:30pm, at the Lynden Public Library
- Thursday, April 28, 2016, 3:30-4:30pm, at the Bellingham Public Library
- Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 4:00-5:00pm, at the Ferndale Public Library
These free workshops allow students to explore poetry styles and engage their creativity through interactive exercises. The’ll leave having created a poem for the Peaceful Poetry Youth Contest.