Posted by Vivian Wu and Kathy Liang Seven days of strike backed up by a 2,206 to 105 vote from the teacher union. 97% of OUSD students not in school. Over $7 million lost from OUSD. Yet still, the final… Read More »THE FIGHT FOR STUDENT VISIBILITY AND EQUITY
Posted by Vivian Wu and Kathy Liang On a chill evening, YAC members Kathy and Vivian joined the warm crowd of IWAY’s API Talent Show: Lifting the Voices of API Youth. IWAY stands for “Improving the Wellness of Asian Youth,” and they are part of a… Read More »YAC ATTENDS IWAY’S LIFTING THE VOICES OF API YOUTH TALENT SHOW
Posted by Eujean Do, Nicholas Chung, Emily Liang, Kathy Liang, Hua Wei, and Vivian Wu On February 9, 2019, YAC members attended the 2nd annual Symbiosis, a conference in Fremont for LGBTQ+ youth and allies to uplift the LGBTQ+ community.… Read More »YAC PARTICIPATES AT SYMBOSIS 2019
Posted by Kathy Liang, Nicholas Chung, Emily Liang, Hua Wei, and Vivian Wu On January 26th, 2019, YAC Interns were invited to hold a workshop at the Berkeley Social Justice Symposium at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School. For our workshop, we decided to present our ‘Understanding Teen Dating Violence’ presentation with… Read More »YAC PRESENTS AT BERKELEY SOCIAL JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM 2019
Posted by Kathy Liang, Vivian Wu, Emily Liang, and Eujean Do On January 5th, 2019, the Youth Advisory Council celebrated the 48th annual Oshogatsu Matsuri in San Francisco’s Japantown. This year’s Oshogatsu Matsuri honored the boar. The festival brought together the community as we centered culture and tradition.… Read More »YAC CELEBRATES 48TH ANNUAL OSHOGATSU MATSURI
Posted by Eujean Do An increase in deportations of Southeast Asian-Americans has been having a devastating impact on our API communities. Many Southeast Asian-Americans immigrated to the U.S. as refugees of wars, bombings, and genocide that occured in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos that… Read More »SOUTHEAST ASIAN DEPORTATION
Posted by Nicholas Chung October 13th, the migrant caravan has now reached the Mexico-United States border. The group is mainly made up of migrants trying to escape from the dangers in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. In addition, there are… Read More »MIGRANT ISSUES ONCE AGAIN
Posted by Kathy Liang, Vivian Wu, Eujean Do, Queenie Tu, and Hua Wei On November 3rd, the Youth Advisory Council had the honor of attending The AAPI Women Lead Conference 2018, a meaningful gathering for Asian American and Pacific Islander… Read More »#IMREADY, #WEAREREADY, ARE YOU?