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From the Inbox: “Dangers of Debt” Cartoon Contest

Timothy Marvin, a grassroots organizer with the Consumers Union passed along this contest opportunity…

The Consumers Union “Dangers of Debt” Cartoon Contest site is live now! Anyone 18-25 can go upload their submissions. The deadline to submit is November 3rd. The grand prize winner gets $1,000 and whatever exposure is provided through our campaign and media outreach.

Our panel of celebrity judges is made up of:

Tom Gammill is a TV writer whose credits include Saturday Night Live, Late Night with David Letterman, Seinfeld and Monk.  He’s been a consulting producer at The Simpsons since 1998.
He also has a comic strip that runs weekly in the Pasadena Independent and other small weekly newspapers.

Jen Sorenson is the creator of the award-winning alternative political comic strip Slowpoke.

Lalo Alcaraz is a Mexican-American cartoonist and multimedia humorist now best known for his daily syndicated comic strip La Cucaracha.

Please check out the website and cartoons. Online voting to select the finalists begins November 6th.

Check out the official rules here and the official homepage for the contest here.