2019 Annual Speech Competition
2019 Korean-American Youth Foundation is hosting the Solomon Insurance sponsored Speech Competition. Please see below for the detailed guidance and information. It is a great opportunity for you to show your public speaking skills and earn cash prize. Research, write, and present a 3-minute speech.
May 4, 2019
5PM - 8PM
Bayside United Methodist Church
38-20 Bell Boulevard, bayside, ny 11361
1st - $1000
2nd - $500
3rd - $300
Currently in High School (Grade 9-12)
$20 Application Fee
Submit Speech by 4/30/2019
Affirmative action serves to level the playing field for promising students who can succeed even though the odds are stacked against them. Supporters claim that it is one of the most effective tools for redressing the injustices caused by our nation’s historic discrimination against people of color and women, who have fought for it in the face of centuries of discrimination.
However, for many critics, the heart of the case against is made by Chief Justice John Roberts: “The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.” In fact, recent studies show most Americans (73%) say colleges and universities should not consider race or ethnicity when making decisions about student admissions.”
Should the school admissions process be race-blind?
The speech must be longer than 3 minutes, but no longer than 5