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Take the Challenge: Share What Citizenship Means to You in Six Words
Today, we’re launching six-word essays for Citizenship Day and Constitution Week.
Here’s How it Works
Join the project by writing a six-word summary of what citizenship means to you. It can be a sentence or any six words that, together, express your thoughts. You can even share photos illustrating your essays. To get you started, here are examples:
- Born and raised; I love it!
- A new world, a new life.
- Freedom, travel, culture, exploration, blessings, pride
- Something much bigger than me, possibilities.
- You can enter your six-word essay any time from Sept. 14-24, 2015.
- You can’t enter a six-word essay that belongs to or has been copyrighted by someone else.
- Don’t include:
- Obscene, indecent, or profane language.
- Threats or defamatory statements.
- Hate speech directed at race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, or disability.
- Advertising, promotion, or endorsements of products or services.
- The topic of your six-word essay can’t be nudity, drugs, violence, or symbols or acts of hatred.