New CTS Logo Contest

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) invites local emerging artists to help design a new logo for our Cure the Streets (CTS) violence reduction program.

The winning artist will be invited to participate in a community unveiling of the logo. In addition to the community unveiling, OAG will recognize and amplify the winning artist and their work on OAG’s online and social media properties. The winning logo will be used to support OAG’s branding efforts for CTS including on the web or social media, in print, on clothing, and for other marketing materials.

The selected winner will be notified before September 1, 2020.

Upload your design submission.

About Cure the Streets

CTS is a community-driven public safety program working to reduce gun violence in the District. Using a data-driven, public health approach, CTS combats gun violence by detecting and interrupting conflicts, identifying and treating the highest risk individuals, and changing social norms.

Community partners employ 60 Cure the Streets staff at the following six sites in Wards 5, 7, and 8. Learn more here.

  1. Eckington
  2. Truxton and Trinidad
  3. Marshall Heights/Benning Heights
  4. Bellevue
  5. Washington Highlands
  6. Washington Highlands/Congress Heights

Contest Requirements

  • Must be a DC resident.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Winner must sign artwork copyright assignment and media release form that will include a publicity release for the use of the winner’s name, background, and likeness.

Artwork Guidelines

  • Must be original and eye-catching.
  • Incorporates the color orange (the color representing gun violence awareness).
  • Symbolizes the District in some way.
  • Includes the words “Cure the Streets.”
  • All submission types welcome, vector images encouraged.

What is a vector image?
.ai or .eps filetypes are vector images often created through Adobe Illustrator.

What if I don’t have the software to make a vector image?
All submission types are welcome. Selection not contingent upon file-type. If the winning submission was not originally an .ai or .eps filetype, it will be converted into one.

Submission Requirements

Submissions must be received no later than 5pm ET on Friday July 31, 2020. Include full name, email, and phone number in submission. Click here to upload your submission.

Questions? Email