Share your COVID-19 story. Inspire and heal America.

Our Shared Memory is a student-led, student-run organization that offers students the opportunity to tell their stories in the Young Memory Anthology, win $4,500 in cash grants, and connect with like-minded peers across the United States through the inaugural Young Memory Fellowship.

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OUR MISSION

Our response to COVID-19 has been hampered by divergent and partisan narratives. 

We are obligated as citizens to understand the diverse perspectives of our nation. Our Shared Memory will bring young Americans together, recognize their perseverance and initiative, and present a unified narrative of hope for the public.

Three Fellowship tracks. $4,500 in cash grants. Zero application fees.

America calls for its young poets and writers. America calls for its young entrepreneurs and innovators. Become a Young Memory Fellow to join a cohort of young leaders, inspire the American public, and produce an object of no small historical significance.

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FELLOWSHIP TRACKS

Young Memory Poetry Fellowship - $150

Grief. Anger. Resiliency. Share your lived experiences and learned perspectives through your poetry. Finalists will be published in the Young Memory Anthology, featured on our website, and invited to join the Young Memory Fellowship.

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Young Memory Prose Fellowship - $150

Grief. Anger. Resiliency. Share your lived experiences and learned perspectives through your prose. Finalists will be published in the Young Memory Anthology, featured on our website, and invited to join the Young Memory Fellowship.

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Young Memory Innovation Fellowship - $400

Inspire America with the profiles of young social entrepreneurs and innovators. Nominate yourself or others. Finalists will be published in the Young Memory Anthology, featured on our website, and invited to join the Young Memory Fellowship.

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