Prairie State Legal Services, HomeStart, and The City of Rockford are holding an art contest for children kindergarten through 5th grade to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing Act. The contest will bring awareness to children and their families on the importance of an inclusive community. Rockford children will have the opportunity to learn about diversity, discrimination in housing, and a basic knowledge of the Fair Housing Act through an interactive coloring book. Children can demonstrate what they learned by creating art!
For the full packet and Art Contest submission information, click here.
Submissions Due by April 18, 2018
Prizes for one winner in each grade level
The City of Rockford will display of winning entries at City Hall from
Monday, April 23rd through Thursday, April 26, 2018.
Sponsoring organizations will hold an award ceremony on April 26 @ 6:30 pm.