Peacedriven Songwriting Award

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Are you driven? Peacedriven, that is. If your passion for world peace also shows in your music, you could be the inaugural recipient of the Peacedriven Songwriting Award.

Founded by the service initiative "," the international contest is searching for that song that shows the most drive for peace. Be it drive for peace in the world, peace in your home or school, or inner peace; you decide, we'll listen! The genre is not what matters. The lyrics and melody are what counts.

A panel of music industry professionals and social activists will judge entries. The judges will pick a winner based on originality, melody, composition and lyrics. The winner will receive $200 in cash to be used for recording, equipment or other expenses. Additionally, the winner and 10 finalists will be featured on, the new hub for peace news and activism. ALL entrants will receive a short review from the staff at that you can use in your EPKs to further your careers.

Sponsors of the Peacedriven Songwriting Award include and the Red Posts Project. is funded by YouthVenture. The Red Posts Project, which works for school violence prevention, is the recipient of several awards, including the Doublemint Grant from Venus and Serena Williams, and the National Visionary Award for StreetLaw, Inc.