DREAM OF A BELOVED COMMUNITY
Answer "What Will it Take for Us All to Be Free” By writing a thoughtful essay that clearly states your pathway to freedom! –(Yours)
Answer "What Will it Take for Us All to Be Free” By composing verses or poetry that rhythmically expresses your freedom song!
Answer "What Will it Take for Us All to Be Free” By using the art of film to create content that illustrates your dream of a world unshackled!
Answer "What Will it Take for Us All to Be Free” By crafting visual art that showcases the vibrant colors of your vision for a world that’s truly free!
January 15th, 2024
Unleash your creativity as the submission portal swings wide open!
March 22nd, 2024
The ultimate showdown - submit your dream before the deadline and let the spirit of freedom soar! Sorry, we can’t accept late submissions.
April 3rd, 2024
The drumroll begins - discover if your Dream Big inspirations have made you a freedom champion as finalists are announced!
April 17th, 2024
Fly, swing, or teleport to Lyric Baltimore for the Dream Big Celebration at 7 pm!
June 19th, 2024
See yourself on the small screen as the Dream Big Celebration airs on WBAL-TV 11 at 7:00 pm!
Submissions are evaluated on a 5-point scoring range: 5 being the best score.
Score 1 and 2: Off to a start! Excessive grammatical errors and typos; not clearly expressing your dream of freedom, and not following the contest instructions.
Score 3: Getting Closer! You have expressed your vision for freedom, but it still needs clarity; some grammar errors and typos; doesn’t explain or illustrate how your vision for freedom will help your community; doesn’t have enough creativity or originality; and follows some of the contest instructions.
Score 4: Almost There! Few grammatical errors or typos; follows most or all contest instructions; has creativity and originality; clearly expresses your vision of freedom and expresses how your vision will help others.
Score 5: Ascend to dreamer status! No grammar errors or typos; you make us feel your dream; you have expressed your vision uniquely and creatively and have followed all contest instructions.