IMMEDIATE RESPONSE REQUIRED. (Go to http://ucda.com/engagement.lasso for complete information.)
Here's how you can make a difference: Get involved! Care. Smile. Say hello. Reach out. Interact. Show your concern. This is engagement.
University and College Designers Association (UCDA) annual Engagement Project offers ways for you to make an impact in someone's life. Your words, video or design could make the difference - participate in the 2010 Suicide Prevention Project.
What can you create that will cause someone, at the very least, to stop and think? The simple act of engagement can draw in the outcast, help prevent loneliness and discourage destructive behavior.
This call for submissions is open to university and college students, staff and educators. The Engagement Project is a program of the University & College Designers Association, but you do not need to be a UCDA member to enter.
Suicide prevention should be the focus of the entry but it is open to interpretation for meaning and message. Entries may be posters, written works, videos, audio files, websites, or other media. Selected entries will be posted online and may be distributed freely to on-campus areas to highlight awareness of this important issue. Although this is not a competition and there is no monetary award, the project is a chance to do creative work for this good cause.
Accepted file formats: High-quality PDF file (for posters, essays, poems, presentations or other written work); Specific URL...