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Atlantic Institute Art & Essay Contest Deadline

The contest challenges middle and high school students to submit either/or both art and essay compositions based on a yearly humanitarian theme.

This year’s theme: “Compassion in Action… Caring Matters!”

No other generation has experienced the fast-paced growth we experienced today. We move around so quickly from one part of our day to the next, that we often neglect to add compassion to our lives to serve our global and local community. Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddhist monk, has put forth the idea that “Compassion is a Verb,” compelling us to explore how we can each cultivate compassion into our daily lives and the lives of others. Just a bit of kindness to one another every day goes a long way! What can you do to put a little bit of compassion back into this world? How will it change you and change the world we live in if we practiced a little daily compassion?

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