It’s time to vote! 


Welcome to the Dragon Fellowship 2019

Our fellows made a lasting impact in their community, and now it’s time to celebrate the top projects in our Dragon Challenge gala event!  Check out what our projects accomplished by clicking below and viewing their videos.  Then, you can vote online for your favorite project.  Three projects will be selected to compete for additional funding with an esteemed panel of judges.  Thank you for helping us find our Challenge contestants!

Is this your first time hearing about the fellowship?  Our 7-month summer incubator program provides each Dragon Fellowship project with 5 days of leadership training, a business mentor, and $5,000 in funding to execute an initiative to serve their community.  This summer, we supported 20 fellowship projects in our 2019 cohort, “The Game Changers.” You can learn more about their work below.

Click on project names to view their websites


C.O.D.E (Creation Of Dynamic Experiences): Hannah Hong, Shayda Moezzi
Children Read Together: Alexies Benitez, Jessica Perez
Civics for Kids: Andres Medina, Isabel Ortega
Dance Science Integration: Arielle Dettmer, Ekko Kunkle
Get R.E.A.D.Y! (Real Education Advancement for Deserving Youth): Andres Lizardo, Maaso Ortega
G.O.A.L. (Guiding Outstanding, Active Learners): Fashion Castillo-Delgadillo, Vinutha Sandadi
Hammer Time: Truong Nguyen, Jason Ho, Coby Xa
Native Storytelling: Isabella & Sofia Madrigal
Pastel Art for Kids: Ashley Yuen, Lauren Yuen
Step Ahead: Arly Adame, Maximilian Uehara
Storytellers, Inc: Hannah Kim, Ella Webb, Sylvia Miranda
Facts First: Allie Kim, Kaelyn Park
Storytime Tap: Olivia Kim, Tiffany Lee
The Adventures Of Film and Photography: Jason Esparza, Elijah Cueva
The Barbershop Book Club: Masoud McLeod, Devon Smith
The Book of You: Nara Duffie
The Growing Tree: Daniel Zhu, Timothy Jun, Joey Laderer
The Latin Jazz Project: Ignite Your Rhythm: Sidra Villacorta, Henry Ross
Trudie Strobelm, A Life In Tapestry: Maya Savin Miller, Lila Dworsky-Hickey
Y.O.S.E (Youth Outdoor Science Education): Evan Kowal, Aidan Lewis, Tianhao Wei

Our projects have reached far and wide in Southern California to support a variety of communities in diverse ways. Check out our interactive map below to see where they’ve been!

To make these projects come to life, projects made connections with countless community programs.
Thank you for your support!

The application period for 2019 Fellowships is now closed.
Please check back in October 1st for 2020 applications!

If you would like us to notify you when 2020 Applications open, please join our mailing list!