Let’s put an end to youth violence!
Do the Write Thing Detroit
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dtwt Detroit National ambassadors in Washington, d.c.
for violence free communities
end youth violence
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Writeabout youth violence
Each year, two National Student Ambassadors are selected from a pool of Detroit middle school students to represent the City of Detroit's Do the Write Thing Essay Challenge in Washington, D.C. Each school's two student finalists' winning essays on youth violence are added to the State of Michigan's State Library. The two National Student Ambassadors receive a full paid trip to Washington, D.C., accompanied by a parent and teacher. The National Student Ambassadors' winning essays are published in the Library of Congress.