Youth Poster Contest
Nov 30, 2021 8:00 AM
Bruce Burtch, Producer, pro bono
Youth Poster Contest

The Youth Poster Contest's mission is to provide an inclusive and unique messaging platform for Marin youth to express their hopes and concerns about social justice, health, climate change, women's rights, firearms regulation, immigration, discrimination, and other vital issues. Our purpose is to stimulate creative ideas, problem-solving skills, collaboration, and use art to inform,challenge, and inspire the greater community to take action and make a difference. This talk will overview the poster contest, provide samples of the students' work, prizes, awards, and other details.

Bruce retired as an internationally respected cross-sector partnership and cause marketing expert. Over his career, Bruce developed highly successful partnerships between the for-profit, nonprofit, education, and government sectors. Bruce served as Public Affairs Manager for Marriott Corporation, Public Relations Director for the U.S. Olympic Committee, and Director of Marketing & Communications for the American Red Cross Bay Area. In addition, he founded three for-profit companies and three nonprofit organizations. Bruce was awarded the Distinguished Leadership Award for spearheading the Tenderloin After-School Program in San Francisco's crime-ridden Tenderloin District.

Bruce received the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from the United States Congress, the Certificate of Recognition from the California Legislature, and several other honors. Bruce has served on the Board of Directors or Advisory Boards of eighteen nonprofit organizations. 

Bruce authored the highly-acclaimed book, Win-Win for the Greater Good.