Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Song Lyric Contest!
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
1 in 3 teens will experience physical, sexual, verbal or emotional abuse by a dating partner.
Choose ONE of the below FOUR songs and rewrite the selected stanzas:
These songs promote and glorify unhealthy relationships. Please rewrite the
lyrics to reflect a healthy relationship based in equality and respect.
Some other qualities of healthy relationships you can utilize include:
compassion, trust, respect for one another's boundaries, independence,
support of each other's passions and interests, empathy, loyalty,
open and honest communication, and having fun.
Example: “Can’t Keep My Hands to Myself” by Selena Gomez
Original Lyrics: “Can’t keep my hands to myself, I mean I could but why would I want to?”
Rewritten Lyrics: “I’ll keep my hands to myself ‘cuz I respect what you want to do, too”
This contest is for students in grades 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12.
This is an individual contest, group submissions are not permitted.
Submission ENDS February 26th (11:59pm EST).
Voting ENDS February 27th (11:59pm EST).
Parent/guardian consent required for individuals under the age of 18 (see submission section for signature).
Winners are selected based on highest number of votes received.
A $100 prize goes to the first place winner and a $50 prize goes to the second place winner!
Prize winners will be notified by email within 5 days of February 28th.
Share the contest link on social media and ask your family and friends to vote for your lyrics.