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TEAM Westport Essay Winners to be Announced April 3

Winners of sixth annual TEAM Westport Teen Diversity Essay Contest, co-sponsored by the Westport Library, will be announced Wednesday, April 3, at the Saugatuck Congregational Church, it was announced today.

The event is scheduled to be held at 6:30 p.m. in the church’s Hoskins Hall at 245 Post Road East.

The contest asked students to describe their experiences in 1,000 words or fewer their experiences witnessing, delivering or being on the receiving end of “micro-aggressions” focused on race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The contest, open to Westport students from grades nine through 12, also asked students to consider steps organizations and other can take to reduce or eliminate such behavior. Deadline for entries was Feb 28.

Created in 2003, the acronym of TEAM Westport stands for together effectively achieving multiculturalism.

For further information, contact TEAM Westport at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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