President-Elect Obama’s Renew America Together campaign partners with Youtube to invite you to create a three-minute video about how you plan to volunteer for MLK Day.
Here are the guidelines and instructions from the contest webpage:
The goal: For individuals and organizations to create a three-minute or less YouTube video designed to tell the story of what they plan to do on MLK Day. The videos could be dramatic, heartfelt, comical, or narrative — whatever best captures the spirit of the Renew America Together campaign.
All submissions should be posted to the Presidential Inaugural Committee YouTube channel no later than 11:59pm EST January 15th, 2009. Three winners will be selected. The winning videos will be posted on www.USAService.org, and the creator of the single best video will get a personal phone call from First Lady Michelle Obama.
For more information and to upload your reply-video, please visit us at www.YouTube.com/Inauguration.
Here’s how to enter:
- Watch Kal Penn’s invitation video. (It’s the one to the right.)
- Create your own video answering these questions:
What does service mean to you and why is it important?
What will you do on January 19th to serve your community?
Upload it as a reply to Kal.
After you’ve uploaded your reply video, you can also submit the information about it here. You do not need to take this extra step, but it provides a second way for us to find it. Email