We are always looking for like-minded people (who are bold and beautiful from the inside out) who want to share the best of their talent, genius and perspective with others, and desire a platform that maximizes reach to an important audience. Got video, documentaries, content, stories, other morsels of treasure? Share them here. Nothing will be used without contacting you first. Written content should be shared as PDFs.
The Pulse: XXtra Free Money
- This place is reserved for those who want to submit a short video that captures individuals, causes and efforts in communities across the US that are helping to create expanded opportunities for women of color and/or their children, or unique challenges they face.
- You can profile yourself, leaders, volunteers, charities, advocates, activists, and others who are making a positive difference, or have needs that deserve attention.
- Works may be fact-based or entertaining. You may use mobile and video devices that have clear audio and video.
- We will select up to three videos for each publication. Every three months, at the end of each quarter, we will select one winner from the videos showcased on our site. The winner will receive a one-time award of $1000.00 (one thousand dollars).
- Winners will be selected upon review of social media trends and review by a panel of judges selected by members of the XXTRA S & F executive team
- All are welcome to apply as private citizens who enjoy storytelling, including teachers, journalists, artists, entrepreneurs, volunteers, including the homeless, unemployed and others.
- Videos should be no longer than two minutes and 30 seconds (02:30) in duration, and must be relevant to efforts to inform and empower women of color.
- By submitting the information below, you authorize CELIE and XXtra Special & Free to post and showcase your work online and in any of our marketing materials. You also acknowledge that all content of your work complies with our Terms of Service, and that to the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless CELIE, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to services provided by XXtra Special & Free; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of this Service.
- Send your work to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to attach your file as a WeTransfer Provide your name, address, email and the best day-time phone number to reach you, along with a statement that no other party has a proprietary or copyright interest in the work, and giving us permission to showcase your work online and in our marketing materials. Also confirm that you are 18 years of age or older, or supply written permission from your parent or legal guardian. The use of third-party brand names, labels, music, images, content and other proprietary works is strictly prohibited. Finally, let us know why your work should be posted and considered as a candidate for the cash prize.
- Remember: You must have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence to participate.
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