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Local Letters for Global Change: A Pulitzer Center Writing Contest is the name of a letter-writing contest for students sponsored by the…Pulitzer Center.

You can find all the details at the above link. The deadline is November 16th. Basically, students choose an issue in a different community and write a one-page letter about how it affects their community, too. They submit it to the Pulitzer Center and can also send it to their representative.

There’s lots of value in having students write for an authentic audience (see The Best Places Where Students Can Write For An “Authentic Audience”)….