Essays are due February 23, 2024.
The annual MCC U.S. National Peace & Justice Ministries essay contest highlights the perspectives of youth on significant public policy issues and promotes the involvement of young people in faithful witness to government authorities. Submissions may be in English or Spanish. (A continuación véase la información en español.)
The contest is open to Mennonite, Brethren in Christ and other Anabaptist youth of high school age and to all youth who attend Mennonite high schools within the United States, including Puerto Rico.
A grand prize of $1000 will be awarded to the top essay. Honorable mentions will receive $250.