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October 27, 2020

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Red Ribbon Week Virtual Poster Contest (Health Rocks!)

819 Cook Ave, Huntsville, AL 35801

RED RIBBON WEEK is organized by the National Family Partnership and is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation. Alabama 4-H is excited to support this great week through a poster contest as part of our Health Rocks!® program series. 4-H Youth will create a virtual, interactive poster promoting drug prevention and awareness using platforms such as Google Slides, Google Drawing, Glogster, Canva, and others.

Contest Guidelines:
1. All participants must register as an Alabama A&M 4-H Youth Development Participant. http://www.aces.edu/go/4HRegistration.

2. The due date is October 28, 2020

3. All of the following must be displayed on the poster:
(a) The Red Ribbon Week 2020 theme “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.TM”
(b)The Red Ribbon Week 2020 logo.
(c) The Alabama 4-H logo.

4. The poster must have an anti-drug message or theme.

5. The poster must be interactive. Two links must be included: a picture, icon, emoji, or other media linked to http://www.redribbon.org and at least one other interactive experience linking audiences to other sources of information pertaining to drug awareness.

6. Posters will be submitted by emailing jnf0017@aces.edu , tagging Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University on Facebook, or sending it in a private message to our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/AL4HAAMU/

7. All posters will be shared to the Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University Facebook page. The winning poster will be determined by a combination of staff recommendations and social media voting (likes and shares).

Instructional Resources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_RZV0eMo8 Canva (4 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzNzF7vOVes Google Drawings (5 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tuer–zFKo Google Drawings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9RSWti2E40&t=471s Google Slides (22 mins)

These are just a few, but there are many more platforms and resources out there to learn how to create interactive posters. Research and find more!

819 Cook Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

James Fountain II
(256) 309-7876

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