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Due to recent school closures and schedule changes, the deadline for entry submission for the New Jersey Teen Media Contest has been extended until March 25, 2020. All entries should be postmarked by that date and submitted per the contest rules found under The Contest at For questions, please email or call 973-799-0200. Mar 11, 2020
TRENTON, NJ – January 7, 2020 – NJ Human Services today announced teens across the state can begin submitting entries for the 25th Annual New Jersey Teen Media Contest, which highlights Human Services’ mission to support families. The contest run by Human Services’ Division of Family Development is open to all New Jersey middle and high school-aged students. This year, the contest will accept entries in the hand-painted/hand-drawn and written word categories. This year’s challenge to teens is to illustrate through art, including the written word, a valuable life lesson or moment that you will never forget. Teens are invited to show when parents and other loved ones provided valuable life lessons and teaching moments. Jan 07, 2020
(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services today honored 16 New Jersey high school and middle school students for their winning entries in the 2019 New Jersey Child Support Teen Media Contest, which celebrated the artistic and written portrayal of situations when the students felt most supported by a parent or loved one. The contest aims to engage high school and middle school students in creative thinking through art, digital illustration and the written word. May 15, 2019