Contest

Please distribute this contest information to your incarcerated friends; or submit to the contest, yourself.

 

Art Contests

Design a logo for Paroleillinois.org.  Prize: $100.  Winner will be chosen by visual artist and author Ike Okafor-Newsum.

Create visual art depicting parole and/or rehabilitation. $150 for first place; $100 for second place; $50 for third place. Winners will be chosen by online voting at Paroleillinois.org.

Essay Contest

In 500 words or less, explain why Illinois must establish a parole system for everyone.  $150 for first place; $100 for second place; and $50 for third place. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges.

Submission Instructions

All contest submissions must be received by October 31, 2018. On the back of your artwork, please include your full name, ID number, address, and where you would like your artwork sent after the contest. On the top of your essay (above the title) please put your full name, ID number, and address.  All submissions will be judged anonymously.

Send submissions to ParoleIllinois.org, PO Box 394, Delaware, OH 43015

*** Any entries may be used for the website or in promotional materials for the campaign to bring a fair and inclusive parole system to Illinois. ***