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Guest Writer: Kristina Smelser and Immigrant Experiences

A Forgotten People By Kristina Smelser In failing to comprehend the sheer scale of Asian and Pacific Islander migration into the United States, our society largely tends to discount these immigrants as unworthy of culturally-specific support and resources.  Since 2010, the number of South and East Asian immigrants arriving in the U.S. has surmounted that […]

Guest Writer: Janet Namkung and Mental Health

My “Rebellious” Journey to Talking About My Mental Health By Janet Namkung “Hi, my name is Janet, and I am an Asian American mental health advocate who is still in recovery, every day.” For the longest time, saying those words felt like a coming out story or something I was ashamed of – so I’m […]