The Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Present: Inaugural Free Speech Week-February 21-26, 2021: Friday

Friday, February 26, 2021 8:00am

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Friday, February 26

TikTok: Words Have Power and So Do I

Submissions will be in the style of TikTok (one minute videos) addressing the theme of words having power and how one have or uses their voice(s) to enhance, reimagine a thriving inclusive UC Merced community.

Prizes will be gift card to the UCM Bookstore.

First place: $100           Second Place: $50         Third Place: $25

Submit your TikTok here. Upload your submission through this email.

 

TikTok Videos Accepted from February 26, 2021- March 8, 2021 at 5 pm (Winners Announced on March 18, 2021)

 

The Spoken Experience: Rebellion

Focusing on the theme “Rebellion” all UC Merced faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit original work in a spoken word format no longer than six (6) minutes.  The submission, in addition to the selected theme, allows students/staff/faculty to actively engage in practicing their free speech rights, while potentially sharing stories about another time they exercised their free speech rights.

The submissions will be viewed by the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity staff and other invited judges to determine award winners.

First place: $200          Second Place: $100        Third Place: $75

Prizes will be gift card to the UCM Bookstore.

Submit your Spoken Word here. Upload your submission through this email.

*Note: All Undergraduate students eligible for the prizes however, others submissions can be showcased. 

Spoken Word Submissions Accepted from February 26, 2021- March 8, 2021 at 5 pm (Winners Announced on March 18, 2021)

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