The 2020-2021 Latinos In Action theme is “Be The Change.”

Please review the competition rules and guidelines carefully before submitting your essay or poem.

Contact Information

Personal Email Address (do NOT use your school email)

School Information

Please enter the full name of your school. (example: Central Davis Junior High School, not Central Davis Jr. New London High School, not New London. Ogden Preparatory Academy, not Ogden Prep)

Please enter the first and last name of your LIA teacher. Please do not enter Miss, Mr., or Mrs. Example: Tom Johnson, not Mr. Johnson. Susan Brinkley, not Miss Brinkley

Please indicate your grade.

Please indicate the conference your school has been assigned to attend.

Academic Integrity

LIA Right of Use

Your essay or poem may be used by Latinos In Action for promotional purposes. By submitting your work you agree that LIA has the right, without any compensation to you, to publish all or part of your essay or poem online, on social media, in printed materials and in any other way to promote the organization, raise funds, and for all other purposes deemed necessary by Latinos In Action.

Upload your essay or poem here. Your essay or poem can only be uploaded in pdf format. Please make sure your first and last name appear at the top left of your document.