Thanks to the youth throughout the state who participated in the 2014 My Feelings Matter Poster contest. We had over 160 incredible entries. After a week of voting we had over 1300 visitors to the website 500 people viewed the poster finalists and over 3000 total votes on the poster finalists. Thanks to every one who participated and helped to spread the message that My Feelings Matter!
With no further ado, the community has selected these wonderful posters:
We received over 150 incredible entries! Youth were asked to create are based on the theme “My Feelings Matter”.
Finalists were selected in each age category based on the number of entries.
Please vote on your favorite posters in each category. You can vote for up to three posters per age group. Click on the poster to see a larger picture.
Please save the date for our Mental Health Awareness Day Event on Thursday, May 8 from 1:00-2:00 PM at the Overture Center in Madison to celebrate the winners and promote children’s mental health with performances by area youth. CMHA Day Invitation 2014
Voting is open for one week. Winners will be notified on 4/18/14.
Get your poster contest entries in (postmarked) by 4/2/14. There is still time to enter. The top three winners in each category get a prize and their artwork featured on the blog and shown at events throughout the state!
Energize your community around children’s mental health-encourage children and youth of all ages to participate in a poster contest!
Submissions will be accepted January 21, 2014 through March 21, 2014 and a prize will be awarded to a winner in each category.
Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day!!
We had over 150 people attend the cermony and peformance.</p> Thanks to our wonderful peformers: African Drum Performance: O’Keeffe Middle School Spoken Word Performance: Whitehorse Middle School Dance Performance: Girl Power, Vera Court Neighborhood Center
Thanks to everyone who made this event and contest a reality. Special thanks to our sponsors: Barnes and Noble – Madison East Culver’s Ian’s Pizza Mental Health America of Wisconsin Overture Center for the Arts UW Health & Unity Health Insurance
And a special thanks to all the organizations who participate in the planning: Community Partnerships Disability Rights Wisconsin Mental Health America of Wisconsin Supporting Families Together Association Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health Wisconsin Family Ties.