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Reflections DEI Call for Artwork

Social Justice, Racial Equity and the Arts

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ExhibitNational PTA has been listening and seeking input from our students and school communities on how to best take action in support of social justice and racial equity. We believe that the arts are a great platform for our children and youth to elevate their voice.

Our 2020-2021 Reflections theme, I Matter Because… has taken on a new meaning and allows us to connect with what so many of our Black and Brown children may be feeling today. And so, we invite Reflections artists of color and their allies to share artwork that expresses and affirms their beliefs and identities—as well as the importance of Black lives. Select works will be used to help us celebrate diversity in the arts.

The submission period is now closed. Visit Visit PTA.org/ArtsEd to see our DEI Exhibit, available thru summer 2022, and stay connected with @NationalPTA and #PTAReflections as we celebrate this artwork throughout the year ahead.

By submitting artwork, students agree that the use of copyrighted material is prohibited. National PTA reserves the right to use its sole discretion in selecting the submissions to be recognized at the national level. Ownership in any submission shall remain the property of the entrant, but entry into this program constitutes entrant’s irrevocable permission and consent that PTA may display, copy, reproduce, enhance, print, sublicense, publish, distribute and create derivative works for PTA purposes.

December 14, 2020 to February 28, 2021