"In Small Places, Close to Home"
All Minnesota students in grades kindergarten through senior high school were eligible to compete in the 2006 Human Rights Day Poster Contest. Students competed in four grade level categories: grades K-2; grades 3-5; grades 6-8; and grades 9-12. Judging was based on clarity of message, originality, creativity, and neatness.
2006 Human Rights Day Poster Contest
Participants were challenged to present in art form what they think the Human Rights Day theme quote by Eleanor Roosevelt means in our society today:
“Such are the places where every man, woman, and child seeksequal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity, without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere.”
First, second, and third prizes were awarded in four categories.
- "Equality and Diversity" by Jay, 1st Prize, Grade 10
- "Equality is a Parallel Right for All" by Karli, 2nd Prize, Grade 9
- "In Small Places Close to Home" by Amanda 3rd Prize, Grade 9
- "What We Do Here... Let It Echo Out There" by Kelly, 1st Prize, Grade 8
- "Equality" by Dan, 2nd Prize, Grade 9
- "The Neighborhood's Glasses" by Alison, 3rd, Grade 9
- "Color Makes No Difference" by Julia, 1st Prize, Grade 5
- "Human Rights... We All Have a Hand in It" by Anna, 2nd Prize, Grades 8
- "My World" by Chengsai, 3rd Prize, Grade 7
- "My Friends, My World" by Quinn, 1st Prize, Grade K
- "People are Connected in the World!" by McEwan, 2nd Prize, Grade 2
- "An Equal World" by Laurena, 3rd Prize, Grade 8