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#ClosetheWorkhouse video contest

Action St. Louis, a grassroots organization, is holding a #ClosetheWorkhouse video contest for a $1,000 top prize. The second-place prize is $500.

Post a one-minute video of a poem, song, skit, etc., related to closing the Workhouse for the contest. The contest ends at midnight on May 1.

Post the video to social media and use the #ClosetheWorkhouse hashtag and tag @ActionSTL to compete. Videos should also be emailed to The winning video will be announced during the Close The Workhouse May Movement Meeting via Zoom on May 7 at 6p. 

More information about the Close the Workhouse campaign can be found in the 2.0 report (released January 2020) on