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Youth Art Challenge: How Prevention Can Create Better Health for Everyone

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Public/K-12 List, Blog, K-12, Opportunity to participate


The National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) wants teens and young adults to share their ideas—through art—aboutArt supplies such as acrylic paints, paintbrushes, colored pencils, watercolors, and markers on a teal background. White text on the top left that reads, “Art Challenge.” In the top right corner are the Department of Human and Health Services and National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention logos. Underneath the logos is white text that reads, “How Prevention Can Create Better Health for Everyone.” how prevention can help improve people’s health, no matter who they are or where they live. Their original artwork may be featured on ODP’s website and social media, and winning entries will be awarded $500–$3,500! Up to five prizes will be awarded for each category: Teens (13–17 years old) and Young Adults (18–22 years old).

By sparking creativity and curiosity about how prevention can improve the health of all people, ODP hopes this challenge will stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering, and math, as well as prevention and health equity. Artwork will also provide insights into the perspectives of young people about some of the issues that make it difficult for people to be as healthy as possible and ways to overcome those challenges to improve health for everyone.

Submissions are open until January 31, 2024. Learn more at prevention.nih.gov/YouthArtChallenge.

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