Ends on October 14, 2018


Raise Your Voice for Peace (RYVP) is a singing competition for youth 13 to 19 years old. Upload your performance of a socially empowering song to enter competition. Song may be an original composition or a cover song with a positive message, such as:

Tupac -  Keep Your Head Up                               Beyonce - Halo

Alessia Cara - Scars to Your Beautiful                  Khalid - American Teen

Kendrick Lamar -  I Love Myself                          Alicia Keyes - This Girl is on Fire 

Destiny’s Child - I’m a Survivor                           Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On

Bruno Mars - Just the Way you Are                      Taylor Swift – Shake it Off

The winner will receive $3,000 and the opportunity to record a professionally produced demo. The winner and the four runners up will receive a swag bag full of surprises!

Submission Guidelines

  • Youth singers’ ages 13 to 19 years of age are eligible to compete in RYVP.
  • Online submissions will be accepted Monday, August 6th through 11:59 pm Sunday, October 14th. 

All entries will be judged by a panel of entertainment professionals led by recording artist, producer, and philanthropist Jildy T. The Five Finalists will compete live on Saturday, November 10th, at The Grammy Museum at LA Live.

Jeneration J

RYVP is a component of Jeneration J – Jenesse Center’s Youth Violence Prevention and Intervention program – created to help youth form and maintain healthy relationships in their homes, schools and wherever they congregate and socialize. The program teaches young people how to identify warning signs that lead to unhealthy relationships.

To learn more about Jenesse Center, Inc., please visit: www.jenesse.org