The Forgiveness Project has presented an amazing opportunity for anybody with a story about violence and compassion that they want to share. They’re currently putting together a F-You book with regards to the aforementioned topics, and will take submissions from anyone. Please note, however, you should embody the notions of forgiveness in your submission, whether you have or have not been able to do so.
1) Theme is violence and compassion
2) 1000 words maximum
3) Submissions can be stories, essays, poems, quotes, lyrics, artwork, etc
4) Entries selected for book are chosen by team of youth
5) All submissions are property of writer
Submit to: FYouSubmissions@Gmail.com
Deadline: 5pm, Feb 28th, 2012
(Sidenote: If you don’t believe you’re a strong writer and do want help editing your piece before submitting it, I (Erin) would be happy to help you. Just hit me up on twitter @ellhah!)
F-You: The Forgiveness Project is an acclaimed series based on conversations surrounding forgiveness.
Over the last two years, F-You has completed 28 workshops and had over 2,500 attendees with the majority being young adults. These events are always free and feature speakers that a…re celebrities, leaders or everyday people with incredible stories of stepping over the line between victim to survivor. To date, topics discussed have included STD’s, abortion, gun violence, retaliation, bullying, abuse, heartbreak and betrayal. Speaker highlights in the last two years include Wayne Barrow (former manager of the Notorious B.I.G), Kardinal Offishall and dozens more. Come join previous speakers and new ones in telling their stories of survival and truth.