Students in grades 3-12 are encouraged to participate in the University of Vermont Extension 4-H “Speak Up” video content, using their voice to affect change in their communities.

Participants can upload a 2-minute video in which they answer the question, “What is one thing you would do to improve your community, and why?”

The deadline to enter is Nov. 30, after which voting will take place on social media from contest judges to find a winner, who will get a $50 gift certificate to a local business impacted by COVID-19.

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Entries can be viewed by the public from Dec. 1-6. Details on where to view will be posted on the Vermont 4-H Facebook page ( on Dec. 1. Winners will be decided both by the number of “likes” and the contest judges.

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