Chin Elder’s Story

Chin Elder’s Story

“The Chin Elders are in a big cultural shock.” By Ivy Ngo Ivy interviewed Chum Awi, a key leader and elder in the Chin community, an ethnic minority from Burma. Chum is based out of Lewisville, Texas and works with the Chin Community of Lewisville. Tell us a little...

Hitomi’s Story

Hitomi’s Story

“How did you cross the border?” By Hitomi Yoshida Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, reunions, and celebrations with family. However, many of us have ambivalent feelings about these family interactions. Our mixed feeling can range from the joy of re-connecting to...

Bryan’s Story

Bryan’s Story

“Dad, I'm gay. Please don't hate me.” By Bryan Pacheco  How my dad supported his gay son There was a time in my life, around 11 years old, when I often skipped school because I was being bullied and harassed. It was obvious to my classmates that I was “different” and...

Ivy’s Story

Ivy’s Story

“Social Security is a highly effective anti-poverty program…” By IVY NGO Earlier this summer, I participated in the National Academy of Social Insurance’s seminar for young people, “Demystfying Social Security.” It was a great experience to engage with summer interns...

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