Photo Contest: Civic Engagement / Calls & Submissions

May 31, 2021

Organization Name: Penn Institute for Urban Research

Organization Location: Philadelphia, PA

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


The Penn Institute for Urban Research is hosting a photo contest on civic engagement. Photos might call attention to unique efforts to maintain and strengthen bonds between urban residents, public displays of emotional support for individuals or groups impacted by the pandemic, community activities dedicated to mitigating vulnerability, or other creative actions that demonstrate the resilience of cities in the face of historic challenges. The deadline for submissions has been extended to May 31, 2021. A prize of $200 will be awarded to the top submission as determined by a panel of judges. The three runners up will receive $50 each.

To enter via Twitter, mention @PennIUR when tweeting your image. To enter via Instagram, mention @penniur in the caption of your post. Please include a short description of the photo, the date and location of the photo, and the hashtag #PennIURPhotoComp. If you do not use social media, email your submission to, subject line “2021 Penn IUR Photo Contest.”

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