PSA & Poster Project
Poster Project Winner 2016-2017 Melanie Hennessey

PSA & Poster Project

Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. ( MPY) announces the 2017-18 Public Service Announcement and Poster contests. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to submit original Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and/or Posters for this year’s challenge. The 2017-18 theme is “Be the Change.”  The topic for this year’s challenge is based on Mahatma Gandhi’s famous statement “Be the Change You Wish to See in the World.”

Possible Topics:

¨ Speaking up when you see a wrong

¨ Showing respect for all, including those who are different from you

¨ Believing you can become anything you wish to be

¨ Using your voice to create a positive change

¨ Don’t just dream it, do it


Please note that the list of potential topics is provided as examples and suggested topics.   Students may interpret “Be The Change” and submit either a poster or a PSA, based upon their interpretation.

Poster Project entries due January 26, 2018.

PSA Project entries due May 4, 2018


PSA & Poster Projects 2017-2018 Flyer

PSA Submission Form 2017-2018

Poster Project Submission Form 2017-2018

Electronic submissions may be emailed to Camila at 
All posters must be an electronic file (no hard copies please). All entries can be submitted electronically as .JPG/.JPEG. Upload submission to Google Drive or mail USB drive that can operate with Windows. Electronic (preferred): Enclose your signed application (signature of student and parent/guardian is required), a .jpg/.jpeg file that contains your poster submission, and a list of students who were involved in the creative process and upload to Google Drive. Mail: Enclose your signed application, a USB drive that contains a .jpg/.jpeg file with your poster submission, and a list of students who were involved in the creative process and mail to: Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc., 467 Main St., Wakefield, MA 01880
All PSA entries must either be playable on a standard DVD player or in one of the following computer formats: Windows Media Video, AVI or mp4 video. All entries must be submitted on DVD, CD, USB drive, or electronically through Google Drive or Dropbox. If submitting DVD/CD, the disc must be labeled with the name of the PSA, the participants, and the school it is from.