PEDAW 2021 Submission Guidelines

PEDAW 2021 Submission Guidelines

Technical Details

  • 200 words maximum for written pieces; up to 1 minute for video submissions
  • Please submit directly to pedaw@familyservices.bc.ca or through one of our social media platforms by direct message (i.e. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
  • Original content (unpublished on any site)
  • Any images used that are not original must have the artist’s permission and proper credit given
  • No triggering content: eg. specific numbers, weights, behaviors, graphic depiction of bodies and body parts, or glamorized suffering
  • Minimal profanity; if any, please use asteriks to censor some of the letters of the word
  • If you intend on sharing your experience, please share responsibly by following NEDA’s guidelines: http://bit.ly/1zrHYHD
  • No advertising products or businesses

Editing

  • Editing is the responsibility of the submitting author. Please ensure your piece is ready to be shared
  • At Jessie’s Legacy’s discretion, submissions may be edited for minor grammatical/spelling errors
  • Triggering content, excessive profanity, or profanity that has not been censored will be edited if it can be easily fixed. If significant revision is needed, Jessie’s Legacy will request a re-submission
  • Videos with triggering content will not be posted
  • Please be mindful and sensitive of the content you share; we strive to maintain a supportive and respectful online community presence. We appreciate your commitment to responsible coverage!

Content Ideas

  • How you practiced and continue to practice self-care during the pandemic
  • A message of hope and resilience for others
  • Your mental health or body image experience during the pandemic
  • How you’ve stayed resilient or maintained your health during this challenging time

Photos & Artwork

  • You may submit a maximum of 2 images for which you have the rights to display (i.e. you own the images, have the rights to display the image, or credit the image appropriately)

Requirement for Submission

  • By submitting, you are granting Jessie’s Legacy and Family Services of the North Shore permission to promote/display your blog/vlog/images across our social media channels and all print and digital communication