Applications are now open for the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry’s Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition, the longest-running gallery of African American art in the nation. The museum is calling for adults and students to submit their work to be included among more than 100 pieces as part of the 50th annual celebration of Black Creativity.
The American Council of the Blind’s Audio Description Project (ACB-ADP) and the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) are cosponsoring the Benefits of Audio Description in Education (BADIE) contest, an opportunity for young people, aged 7 to 21, who are blind and visually impaired to win prizes for themselves and their teacher, as well as recognition for their school.
The Distinguished Service Award honors an Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) member who has made significant contributions to or impact on library services for children, and directly to ALSC. Nominees may be practicing librarians in a school or public library, a library or information science educator, a member of the library press, an editor or other employee of a publishing house, or a retired children’s librarian.
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The Charles Stewart Mott (CSM) Foundation offers Graduating High School College & Career Ready grants to increase high school graduation and college and career readiness outcomes for students, particularly those in low-income communities.