Please post the flyer on library bulletin boards and forward  this message to schools, teachers, youth groups, or students who might be interested. Thank you!


The Northwest Health Foundation and the Oregon Health Authority are pleased to announce the fourth annual Youth Photo Contest for 2012, "The Way I See It: A Youth Perspective on Health".


Contest winners will receive cash prizes ($300. first place, $200. second and $100. for third) , and this year, the winning students’ schools will also receive a matching cash prize!


The theme of this year’s contest is A Healthier Oregon Begins Today. Oregon youth between the ages of 12 and 18 are eligible to submit photos illustrating how the environments in which Oregonians live, learn, work, and play can help their ability to make healthy choices.


The contest begins on March 15th, and entries can be submitted until midnight on April 15, 2012.  Complete contest rules and submission instructions can be found at .  Please share this information with anyone who might be interested!






Jennifer Young, MPH, RD
Nutrition and Physical Activity Coordinator
Office of Family Health
Public Health Division, OHA

800 NE Oregon St., Ste. 805
Portland, OR 97232
telephone: (971) 673-0245
fax: (971) 673-0240