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 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?
Posted by Vivian Wu and Emily Liang Hollywood, the place where big dreams can be pursued, is also a catalyst to society’s misconceptions and stereotypes. Sure, Hollywood has developed its reputation to residents all over the world through the creativity… Read More »WHY SHOULD WE CARE ABOUT CRAZY RICH ASIANS?
Posted by Amber Chang and Jocelyn Gao Every year, thousands of people in the Bay Area gather in San Francisco’s Japantown to celebrate Japanese and Japanese American culture at the Cherry Blossom Festival. At this annual celebration, there are cultural… Read More »SILLY SPUDS AT CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
Come join us for an evening of talent and refreshments. This is API Legal Outreach’s Youth Advisory Council’s annual talent show to recognize talent in the Asian Pacific Islander – Bay Area community and raise awareness towards domestic violence and… Read More »UPCOMING ANNUAL YAC TALENT SHOW!!
Posted by Jocelyn Gao and Emily Liang The annual Oshogatsu Festival, sponsored by the Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC) and the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO), united the community to celebrate the New Year on a sunny Saturday afternoon… Read More »YAC CELEBRATES 47TH ANNUAL OSHOGATSU MATSURI
Posted by Vivian Wu and Emily Liang On a rainy night in Oakland, community members gathered at the gymnasium of Roosevelt Jr High School. The rain was not the problem, because their hearts were united on the topic of misrepresentation… Read More »APISA INITIATIVE COMMUNITY REPORTBACK
Posted by Amber Chang Arvin Temkar’s blog post, “Suffering in the Dark,” highlights the necessity of bringing awareness to people of color suffering from mental health. Temkar brings awareness to the issue through the new book released by Bruce Springsteen titled Born… Read More »API MENTAL HEALTH HEROES
Posted by Julian Castro My story of the week was an article about a Caucasian chef announcing his judgments about how to eat pho, the famous Vietnamese noodle soup, correctly. Bon Appetit magazine was facing major criticism when the Philadelphian chef… Read More »HOW DO *YOU* EAT PHO?
Posted by Dana Sinclair Facts: ● Asian American women earn 3% less than the median American man (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics) ● The median Asian American woman also earns significantly more than the median black or Hispanic… Read More »ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN ARE CLOSING THE PAY GAP, BUT THAT’S NOT THE POINT