Thank you to all those who submitted applications to Mr. Hyphen 2014! After careful review of the record number of applications we received, we're so excited to announce our 12 semi-finalists!
Darren Lee Brown, Asian Health Services Youth Program
Steven Hanyun Cong, Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC)
Leo Esclamado, The Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity (FACES) and the Alipato Project
Ju Hong, Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education (ASPIRE)
Sam Jung, Asian Pacific Islander Youth Promoting Advocacy and Leadership (AYPAL)
Mohan Kanungo, Mission Asset Fund
Timmy Lu, Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)
Cayden Mak, 18MillionRising
Sanjay Suresh Makhijani, Gandhi Youth Camp
Phong Nguyen, The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network
Allison Santos, Pearl Girls Productions
Tony Tonnu, UCLA Asian Pacific Coalition
We'll need your help for the next step -- on March 12, we'll be releasing the first round of videos made by these semi-finalists and we'll need YOU to watch and vote on your favorite. In the meantime, give some love to these folks and the organizations they represent!