I recently received a notification from my Libby app that a book I had on hold from the library was available. The book was My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa … Continue reading Healing from Trauma for Societal Change
Content warning: mentions of police brutality, current events, racism. I recently met with my professor about feeling helpless in times of turmoil due to not being able to contribute to movements the way I want to, and not knowing how … Continue reading Capacity Building and Sustainability
Content warnings: mentions of current events, police brutality, racism Recently, I’ve been watching a show where the following line appeared: The losing side is our side. This was in the context of how often people would state, “I will stand … Continue reading Recognizing Systems of Oppression
Lately, I have been consumed with news about COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. Whether it’s online or in person, conversations with others always involve some percept of the coronavirus — How do we protect ourselves? Should we be scared? … Continue reading On the Coronavirus: What if we die?
After seeing the trailer coincidentally on my newsfeed, I knew I needed to watch ‘Always Be My Maybe’ as soon as possible. Not only to support Asian creatives in media but also because the storyline attracted me. After watching the … Continue reading Why ‘Always Be My Maybe’ Was the Movie I Needed as an Asian Female
During my time in college, I’ve been involved in the student activism scene. As someone who came from a relatively small high school, I was excited to get involved on my college campus. The opportunities were endless and I wanted … Continue reading Communities of Care: What They Are and How to Build Them
In April, I led a workshop at the New York City Asian American Student Conference (NYCAASC) titled “Subtle Asian Mental Health Traits” (alternatively titled “Building Communities of Care”). My inspiration for this workshop was the rise in popularity of “Subtle … Continue reading Subtle Asian Mental Health Traits