2018 Halperin Youth Public Service Award Essays

This year we are pleased to feature three essays written by Santos Amaya Guevara, Harrison Rodriguez and I-Ra Abubaker. Despite facing barriers and challenges, these three young people have demonstrated the spirit of and commitment to public service.

  • To read Santos Amaya Guevara’s winning essay, click here.
  • To read runner up Harrison Rodriguez’s essay, click here.
  • To read runner up I-Ra Abubaker’s essay, click here.

Check out the video below to learn more about this year’s winner!