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 My Dear Young People,
do not bury your talents."
                    -Pope Francis


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Creating on the Margins


2017-18 contest theme

"Share the Journey of Young Migrants and Refugees"


       1. Learn about Poverty in the U.S. and CCHD’s response.
       2. Learn about the Two Feet of Love in Action.
       3. Integrate new knowledge and findings.
       4. Create your multimedia work.
       5. Use your work to teach others.
       6. Submit your work to the contest.

CCHD Youth Contest 2013 Winner - Washing in Jesus Footsteps

Contest Packets

•  Young Artists | Artistas Jóvenes 

•  Educators | Educadores

•  Diocesan Coordinators

Questions? See our Frequently Asked Questions.

View galleries of previous winners.

Educational Resources

Poverty USA   

The Two Feet of Love in Action

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Creating on the Margins Contest is a tool to engage young people in grades 7-12 in learning about poverty in the U.S., its root causes, and faith-inspired efforts to address poverty, especially through CCHD. 

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