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This is a call to action to amplify the voices of our communities and encourage people to get out the vote!

Watch the poetry, raps, spoken word pieces, and songs recorded  to Instagram for this contest, Oct. 5th-26th,  winners announced Nov. 2nd.

GRAND PRIZE - Recording Session & Artist Development Program at Hip Hop for Change Studios including half day of recording & mixing along with production coaching. $1000 value. Winner determined by a panel of judges.

AUDIENCE PRIZE - $500 cash. Winner chosen by audience votes.

The Audience Prize needs YOU, to pick your favorites!
You can vote more than once, so keep watching all month but don't wait to vote, either here or in the national election!

Go to our ELECTION page to check your voter registration, your voting info, and to help others vote.

For all the contest details click on the image above or choose Vote4Hope page under Contests at top.

VotE for your favorites

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