"Hear Me Out" Essays

"Hear Me Out" Essay Contest

An open dialogue between immigrant parents and their American children

Parents: do you know what your children are struggling about?

Children: do you appreciate your parents' sacrifice and their anxieties?

Our inaugural "bridging the cultural and generational gap" essay contest "Hear Me Out" ended in April 2018. We have been so deeply touched by the many heartfelt articles we have received from both parents and children.

On April 6, we held the award ceremony and invited a few award-winning contestants for a panel discussion. The event was well received by our community, who shared their own stories with us. A big thank-you to our contestants and community supporters, from the organizers: