Amplify your voice

We are all made of stories. Through storytelling, you can help build bridges with other first-generation, low-income students and professionals around the world.

We believe FGLI voices deserve to be heard. Writing aptitude shouldn't be a barrier to sharing your story. Our team of editors will be here to support you throughout the process: copyediting, proofreading, and featuring your story.

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Past Community Voice stories

Caught Through the Cracks: How I Closed the Network Gap | Close the Gap
I took a chance, and the founders at Close the Gap took a chance on me. In June 2019, I attended Close the Gap Foundation’s inaugural Social Impact Fellowship.
Stepping Above the Model Minority Myth
[School was] around the time when I first heard of the model minority myth. I saw mainstream media positively raving about the academic and professional success of Asian Americans.
Mental health: Striving for progress, not perfection
I have learned that it is okay to struggle and take time for myself. Once you understand yourself and what makes you happy, you need to listen to that. You are important and need to prioritize yourself because you deserve the world.