Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire | WYPCC

West Yorkshire’s PCC launches young people’s multimedia competition

26 October 2020

West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson has launched his latest competition for young people, this time opening it up to entries via any creative means they can think of!

Up for grabs is either a £50 or a £100 online gift card and the winners will also be featured on the PCC’s social media and website.

Mark would like young people to express their thoughts and feelings on any of the following topics:

  • Promoting inclusion and diversity of people in West Yorkshire.
  • Young people’s thoughts, feelings or views on policing.
  • The impact of COVID-19 and young people’s experience of the restrictions put in place.

Entries are being accepted in whatever creative format young people choose, including but not limited to writing, drawing, illustration or design, video or music.

The entries will be split into the following categories, up to 10 years old, 11 – 16 years old and 17 – 21 years old.

Mark said: “This is the third competition I’ve run this year for young people, and it continues to be incredibly important for me to capture their views in a way which appeals to them.

“We know that Covid-19 is impacting young people in a big way so it’s really important that I engage with them, capturing their feelings on policing and community safety at such a challenging time. This enables me to work with partners and the police to ensure we are doing everything we can to understand and support them.

“Both previous competitions, for the creative writing and logo, have seen really impressive entries so I’m very much looking forward to see what comes in this time. Please spread the word about the competition to any young people you know, and good luck to all those that take part.”

To enter, create your entry based on any of the topics mentioned and visit https://www.westyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk/pccs-multimedia-competition-young-people to complete a consent form then email your submission to [email protected] by Friday 4th December 2020.