As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month wraps up, it’s time to reflect

For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Diverse Elders Coalition staff Lauren Pongan and Ocean Le sat down to talk about the significance of the month for them… 

 

Lauren: APAHM 2021 is almost over, but I just wanted to take a minute to catch up about this month and what it means for each of us. What’s been on your mind this May, or what are you reflecting on? 

Ocean: A lot to be honest, my mixed heritage as a Nigerian–Vietnamese person, how that interplays with what’s going on right now across the US with this increase in AAPI hate crimes and my role in all this…Haha that was a lot, how about you what are you reflecting on? 

Lauren: I also identify as mixed race Asian American, and.... Read More