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 This year’s Photo Contest will raise awareness and funds for Life Pieces to Masterpieces (, a Washington DC non-profit whose activities we will be supporting.


Life Pieces To Masterpieces (LPTM) is a youth development and education organization that uses artistic expression to develop character and leadership, unlock potential and prepare African American boys and young men (ages 3-25) to transform their lives and communities. LPTM’s youth programs include after-school, weekend and summer components. The organization also actively provides training to school leaders and teachers.


The 2014 Colors of Life International Photo Contest, entitled “Young Men with Big Dreams,” will call for  photos highlighting courage, strength, leadership, kindness and the value education has for young boys and men living in low income communities, and will be online from April 1st on


For additional information regarding this year's Contest, please contact us at:





  Thank you very much for your attention and support,


Amalia Pizzardi and the Colors of Life Team


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