Here is an opportunity for Youth to promote their rights by being creative and heard.

“The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) announced an Art Contest “We Want to Be Heard” for Alberta youth.

In the interest of promoting the rights and voices of children and youth in Alberta, the OCYA wants young people to use their imaginations and to color or create a picture using a dove (as it stands for their rights) and here is the link to the picture:  by February 15, 2013.

Contest details can be found at

The OCYA will award prizes for each age category: a) 5-11 years, b) 12-16 years, and c) 17-21 years.
•         First prize an iPad Mini
•         Second prize an iPod and
•         Third prize an iPod nano

If you have any questions about this contest, please call: The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate #1-800-661-3446