It takes courage to stand up for your beliefs. Some elected officials risk their careers to do right by their community and country. In Profiles in Courage, JFK described eight U.S. elected official who demonstrated political courage. Here's your chance to write a new profile in courage.
The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956. For contest information, registration and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest