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We’re excited to report that NBC 4 featured our 2014 Celebration of Youth essay contest. Watch “D.C.’s Brightest Young Minds Honored” to see the student winners share their essays.

2017 Essay Contest Theme

The 2017 Essay Contest Theme is: Having a better world begins with each of us. Write an essay about a situation in your own life where you want things to be different than they are now. What is one small action you can do on a consistent basis that would make the situation better for you, and perhaps, for those around you as well. Why would you choose this action? What is the outcome or result you want?

Entries are due by May 1, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. For contest details, click here.

2016 Essay Contest Winners

We are delighted to announce the Winners and Honorable Mentions for 2016. Congratulations to all the students, teachers, parents, and principals. We could not be more pleased. We are very proud of you. We received quality essays from both DCPS and Public Charter schools. THANK YOU to all the students who submitted essays and shared your stories. You are awesome.

To see the Winners and Honorable Mentions of the 28th Celebration of Youth essay contest, click here.

26th Annual Christmas Caroling Event

Plans are underway for the 26th annual caroling event with Community of Hope residents this December. To volunteer with event preparation in November and December and/or to donate gifts for the children or gift cards for the moms from Target or Giant, please contact Dodie Brady at dorotheabrady@globalharmonyexcellence.org or 202-244-1682.

To make a donation to support the event, donate online or mail a check to 3925 Livingston Street, NW, Washington, DC 20015. All donations are tax deductible. Every size donation is appreciated and helpful. We have already started buying supplies. For more information about donating, please click here.