Pride-Hope-Love Poster Contest

What Does Pride-Hope-Love Mean to Your Family?

Contest Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2019
Submissions must be emailed to


The word “family” means different things to different people. What does it mean to you?

Show us what Pride, Hope, and Love mean to you and your family and enter your artwork into the CT Family Day Poster Contest. Your design will help Connecticut’s Kid Governor® Ella Briggs and the Department of Children and Families raise awareness of the need for more foster families to provide loving and safe spaces for Connecticut’s LGBTQ+ youth.

DOWNLOAD the Contest Rules and Permission Form Here.

Contest Rules

  • Open to all Connecticut 5th graders
  • Art must be on 8.5×11 white paper (standard copy paper)
  • Colored pencils, crayons, and markers permitted
  • Bold colors look best!
  • Must include at least one handprint and highlight the theme of Pride-Hope-Love
  • Must be entrant’s original, hand-drawn, creation
  • Must include permission form and art description

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CT Family Day has been a statewide tradition since 1997. Now in its 22nd year, CT Family Day is a collaboration across state agencies and community organizations that honors and celebrates CT Families. The 2019 CT Family Day and Poster Contest are organized by the Department of Children and Families and the Connecticut Democracy Center in joint collaboration with the Office of Senator Logan.