“Justice is Not Negotiable”

Dr. Denis Mukwege & The Panzi Hospital

Essay & Poetry Contest


“In his 2018 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Dr. Mukwege states “There is no lasting peace without justice. Yet, justice in not negotiable.” What does the phrase “Justice is Not Negotiable” mean to you? Please respond in detail.”

 Presented by The Echo Foundation, the “Justice Is Not Negotiable” project offers writing contests in two categories: ESSAY AND POETRY. Students are invited to respond to the above challenge in either category. The contest is open to all Charlotte area high school students, grades 9 – 12.

PURCHASE AWARDS AND CATEGORIES: First ($100), second ($75) and third ($50) prizes will be given in each of the two categories.

Entry forms and submissions must be postmarked or received by Friday, February 7, 2020.

Download the Application HERE