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Call for Entries: 2018 MY HERO Song Contest!

Celebrate local and global heroes with original songs and music videos

Honor Unsung Heroes 

Prizes will be awarded to students, teachers, and professional songwriters.

Winning songs will be shared with millions around the world on MY HERO.


All submissions will be considered for competition and awards.

Recent Song Contest Winners

2017 Winning music video and First in College/Mentor Category:

From Mt. Tamalpais to Fruitvale Station

Producer: Juztino Panella, Brandon Vance, Tommy Reed, Alan R...
"Either there's hope, or I am merely dreaming... "A diverse community unites in arts and activism to address the epidemic of police killings of people of color in this dynamic hip hop music video.

2016 Winning music video and First in Student/Mentor Category:


Credit: Paul Eaton

2016 First Place Professional:

Dream Jane, Dream

Credit: Jane Goodall Institute

2015 Winner Professional Category

An original song by Joe Crone about the child being a gift to the world.

I Am A Gift To The World

Credit: Joe Crone

2015 Winner Student/Mentor Category

2015 Winning song and First in Professional Category:

Celebrating Laguna environmental hero James Dilley.

The Dilley Ditty: Worked to protect open space in Laguna Canyon.

Credit: Doug Miller

2016 Teacher/Student Winners

Kids are the attitudes of the future. If human habits need to change in order to solve the problems facing our planet,children offer us our best chance.

About MY Hero

The MY HERO Project, founded in 1995, provides people of all ages with multimedia tools to share inspiring stories, art, films, and music to share with our global, online learning community. Guests to MY HERO are invited to register and create their own multimedia portfolio that can be enriched year after year. Web-authoring tools have been designed for use in classrooms, homes and libraries for visitors of all ages to create and publish web pages honoring heroes from all walks of life.