11.30.17 We are so proud and happy to announce this year’s 5 winners of the 2017 SoCal Youth Writing Contest for PLEASE LOVE UMMA.
1st place: Katherine Verrando, 10
2nd place: Jamie Kim, 9
3rd place: Sara Gonzalez, 11
4th place: Kylie Parker, 10
5th place: Christopher Wu, 10
Thank you to everyone who submitted. We had so much fun reading your essays! A special thank you to all of the parents and teachers who entered their kids into our contest!
“Somewhere out there is someone who needs that story. Someone who will grow up with a different landscape, who without that story will be a different person. And who with that story may have hope, or wisdom, or kindness, or comfort. And that is why we write.” Anonymous.