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Diversity Caravan coming

The Diversity Caravan, in partnership with the Comox Valley Community Justice Centre, is coming to town.

Watch for an information booth and interactive community art poster on Aug. 1 at Comox Nautical Days at Marina Park.

A free summer song and spoken word poetry contest is being held with a big prize. Send us your song or spoken word poetry on the theme of Imagining a World Without Hate.

The winners will be selected by a panel of professional artists and awarded cash bursary prizes. First prize is $400  and two further bursaries will be awarded. The entry deadline is Aug. 23.

All finalists will be invited (transportation paid) to the Comox Valley on Aug. 27 to perform their song or spoken word poetry for a video recording, in front of a live audience.

Send submissions to: Include Contest in the subject line and attach the text of your song/spoken word poem along with your recording.

For more information, advice, support and encouragement, speak with the Diversity Caravan staff, Somae or Dallas, or send queries to them at or call 250-510-4644.

The Diversity Caravan is a summer project of the OARH Network (Organizing Against Racism and Hate Network) and is made possible with funding from Embrace BC and the Government of Canada.

-Diversity Caravan

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