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Juneteenth Youth Arts Contest

Calling all Oak Park youth artists! The Village’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting a Juneteenth Youth Arts Contest open to anyone age 18 and younger who lives or attends school in Oak Park.

Artists are invited to create a work of art in that embodies what Juneteenth is and why it is important. All forms of art are welcome, including hip-hop/rap, spoken word, paintings, etc.

The deadline to submit a contest entry is Monday, June 12. Winners will receive a cash prize.

The Village's Office of DEI will announce winners for elementary, middle and high school age groups at the Juneteenth Cookout on June 18.

Submit entries using the form below. For more information, email


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