January 28, 2022

CCC Launches Making History Come Alive through Words

2022 EXPLORE Poetry Award for High School Students

CCC Invites Students to Come to EXPLORE and be Inspired

In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, the Chicago Collections Consortium, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center is launching an annual poetry award for high school students in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.

The poetry award invites students to browse EXPLORE CHICAGO COLLECTIONS vast portal of archives and images from member collections and write a poem inspired by what they find.

Awards of $100.00 will be distributed to 5 students at an event scheduled at the Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center in May 2022. Application deadline was April 22 and submission of applications is now closed.

***Please help CCC promote this opportunity by downloading the flyer found HERE.


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