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“Shining a Light” Photo Contest

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"Shining a Light" Photo ContestTheme: Shining a Light: Women and Prison

The contest will accept photographs that illustrate:

  • disparities in treatment of and incarceration rates for women of different races, economic situations, sexual identities, and mental health conditions
  • issues imprisoned women face concerning motherhood (pregnancy, abortion, birth, and postpartum), access to appropriate medications and contraception, menstruation, overall hygiene, and general privacy
  • how women’s communities, families, and dependents suffer during their incarceration
  • criminal justice and prison reform movements
  • hardships of adjusting to life after prison

Prizes:

  • 1st Prize—$1000
  • 2nd Prize—$750
  • 3rd Prize—$500

Participants may submit 1 photograph only. Online submission of digital photographs via the website.

Image requirements: high resolution JPEG, a minimum of 3 MB in size, with a resolution of no less than 1200 x 1600

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