Vol. 15, No. 2 May 2011
Second Prize: $50
Third Prize: $25
If you are under 18 and are or have been in foster care, please send us a letter or short essay in response to the following:
Did you ever act in a way that was really challenging for your foster parents? What’s the best way for parents to handle this kind of behavior?
Younger children are welcome to submit artwork on this theme/topic as well.
August 2, 2011
Anyone under 21 who is or has been in foster care or
a group home can enter. E-mail your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org or send it via U.S. Mail your entry to:
Jordan Institute for Families
1459 Sand Hill Rd., No. 6 (NCDSS)
Candler, NC 28715
Include your name, age,
address, social security number (used to process awards only, your
confidentiality will be protected) and phone number. In addition to
receiving the awards specified above, winners will have their work
published in the next issue of Fostering Perspectives. Runners-up
may also have their work published, for which they will also receive
a cash award.
Also Seeking Artwork and Other Writing from Children and Teens in Foster Care
Submissions can be on any theme. Submission requirements described
above apply. If sent via U.S. Mail, artwork should be mailed
flat (unfolded) on white, unlined paper.
2011 Jordan Institute for Families