Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Ohio Environmental Justice Video Contest - Register Now!!

Ohioans for Health, Environment, and Justice are holding their first short video contest and anyone with a camera and a passion for environmental justice in our communities is invited to submit their story. Full details below, but you better get filming, the deadline is zooming in!

Videographers, YouTube Enthusiasts, Social Justice Activists, and Environmentalists!

SUBMIT A VIDEO FOR THE FIRST EVER
Ohio Environmental Justice Short Video Contest!

(Sponsored by Ohioans for Health, Environment and Justice, and Ohio Student Environmental Coalition )

Your CHALLENGE:
Demonstrate – through stories and images – that many communities still find themselves voiceless and powerless in the system that is supposed to protect them, and that this NEEDS TO CHANGE!

Your AUDIENCE:
State legislators and Ohio citizens

Our GOAL:
Bring ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE to Ohio.

REGISTER ASAP!!!

Contest Schedule:
November 7, 2009: Contest Kick-off at Power Shift, Oberlin College
November 16: Contact OHEJ with your ideas for subject community(ies)
November 23: Registrations due, subject community(ies) selected and contacted
January 12, 2010: All videos submitted
February, 2010: Winners announced

***AWARDS ***
Winners will be recognized as guests of LEADING LEGISLATORS at the STATEHOUSE in Columbus at the FIRST PUBLIC showing of the videos Dinner and Discussion with LOIS GIBBS - Community Leader, Love Canal, and Founder/Director, Center for Health, Environment & Justice.
Top videos will be posted on national website of the Center for Health, Environment, and Justice.

***For more info***
Contact Mary Clare at forums@ohioej.org or 513-227-1871
AND
Go to http://www.ohioej.org/ for registration forms and guidelines

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