Learn how to write a "Stop the Hate" essay for the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage's annual Youth Speak Out Essay Writing Contest (with prizes and scholarships up to $20,000). Explore issues of injustice, discrimination, and bias with other students; share and reflect on your experiences; and write a powerful 500-word personal essay.
Day 1, Tuesday, December 27 -- Learn about and explore this year's theme, and look for stories and ideas from your own life.
Day 2, Wednesday, December 28 -- Develop your idea through creative pre-writing activities, and write your first draft.
Day 3, Thursday, December 29 -- Participate in peer editing groups to give and receive encouraging feedback before revising your essay.
More information on the essay contest.
Your instructor will be from the premier youth writing organization, Lake Erie Ink.