The Karen Organization of America was established in August of 2018 to advocate for Karen people's rights at local and national level, support higher education achievement, and promote community well-being, solidarity and cooperation among Karen American communities across the United States.
KOA Essay Competition
We are thrilled to announce the publication of the essays written by some of the most intelligent Karen individuals/students participated in our recent essay competition. After seven decades of commemorating our great martyrs, Karen Organization of America has come up with a new way to pay tributes to our long lost heroes by hosting this writing contest. The three Strategies laid out by Saw Ga U Gyi (founder of Karen National Union), have been well rethought, analyzed and now published for everyone to read. The wait is over for those who have been yearning for this moment as our team has spent hours of editing and reviewing some of the most amazing articles by our contestants from all over the world.