Education . Expression . Empowerment
"We urgently need to bring to our communities the limitless capacity to love, serve, and create, for and with each other. We urgently need to bring the neighbor back into our hoods, not only in our inner cities but also in our suburbs, our gated communities, on Main Street and Wall Street, and on Ivy League campuses."
Grace Lee Boggs (1915 - 2015) American civil rights activist, author of The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty First Century, and philosopher
AAPI teens and young advocates from the land of the Lenape and beyond are welcome to participate in The Bittermelon as program leaders or as participants. The Bittermelon is a platform created for you.
Young Aspiring Writers! If you have an article about an issue related to Asian American experiences you would like to submit, please go to the submission form on our teen blog page, Whats Up?. To submit images, send your work to our amazing teen editors at email@example.com.
The Bittermelon is a platform that is largely teen-powered. All Bittermelon programs are also free of charge to participants. To support our youth programs and expand our work with the local Asian immigrant communities at a grassroots level, we value adult volunteers, particularly interpreters and mentors. There are many ways (remotely or in-person) in which you can support the work of The Bittermelon! Reach out with your interests to find out how you may be able to get involved in this incredibly rewarding work.