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


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Creating on the Margins


2019-20 contest theme

"More than a Roof" - St. John Paul II


       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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