2023 Mayor's Essay Contest

2023 Overview & Tips

Our essay contest has educated 50,000 students about municipal government and the role of the Mayor, over its 23 years. The contest remains digital to ensure one of our longest running programs is accessible to any classroom environment.

Theme: Preserving the Past to Power the Future

The digital submission form can be found within the Submission Guidelines.


  • For additional information on municipal government, check out these Resources, including a Municipal Study guide  
  • There may be officials willing to speak to your students via video conference, find your municipality’s website on our Cities and Towns Directory page. 

This special project proudly supported by

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