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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Voices of Americans with Disabilities 2014 Video Contest - enter by Sept. 9


Share your American dream in National Disability Institute's 4th Annual My American Dream – Voices of Americans with Disabilities Video Contest. Do you want to land your dream job? Own a home? Go to college? Start your own business? Share your goals and show America that people with disabilities want what everyone wants – a chance to live their American dreams. Be part of the conversation. Be part of the solution. Be part of advancing the economic empowerment and financial capability of people with disabilities.

Create and submit a three-minute video (no longer, please!)  by Sept. 9, 2014 that tells your story and shows the steps you plan to take or the steps you are taking toward your American Dream. Be serious. Be funny. Be creative. How you share your story is up to you. Take a look at previous finalists. Some videos are simple. Some are fancy. It’s the story that matters.

  • $1,000;
  • A digital tablet of his/her choice*; and
  • Sessions with a mentor to help him/her take positive steps toward achieving his/her dream.
*Read the Official Rules for more details.

2013 Winner Lucia Rios
Lucia Rios, a community access specialist and freelance journalist from Holland, Michigan who dreams of becoming a published author, was the grand prize winner in the 3rd Annual My American Dream Video Contest. Lucia was surprised at Holland City Hall as NDI announced her win and her mentor, award-winning National Public Radio journalist and author Joseph Shapiro.

Enter Today!
  • Create a video no longer than three (3) minutes in length that shares your American Dream.
  • Upload your video to your YouTube Account. Don’t have one? Signing up is easy and free. Visit YouTube.com.
  • Send us your video’s URL, your full name and phone number by Sept. 9, 2014 to mydream@ndi-inc.org.
  • America will vote and select a winner from five (5) finalists beginning September 29, 2014.*
For more information, visit: http://dream.realeconomicimpact.org/

*See Official Rules for details

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