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Social Justice

Hyphen staff share memories, interview excerpts, and reflections on the legacy of this deeply generous, fiercely dedicated, and dearly beloved leader.

Hyphen | Wed, Aug 27th- 12:56pm | hyphen, RIP, social justice, Yuri Kochiyama, Community, Profiles, Social Justice

The first time I heard about Danny Chen, I thought, “Not another Vincent Chin.” Chen, 19, was the target of racial abuse and attacks by his fellow soldiers, while their superiors in the Army turned a blind eye.

Winnie Tam Hung | Fri, Jun 13th- 2:58pm | Community, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

This past weekend we lost legendary organizer and activist Yuri Kochiyama. Mr. Hyphen 2013 Sean Miura reflects on her legacy.

Sean Miura | Wed, Aug 27th- 12:57pm | Activism, Community, History, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

A collaborative of Southeast Asian American organizations are fighting for justice in their communities, amidst racial profiling, violence, and other challenges faced by boys and young men of color.

Hyphen | Thu, May 22nd- 10:47am | 1Love Movement, Boys and Men of Color, Khmer, Khmer Girls in Action, Lao, refugee, SEARAC, Southeast Asian, Stone Soup, Vietnamese, Activism, Community, Diaspora, Immigration, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Akiko Aspillaga shares a spoken word piece about her family's experience being undocumented and uninsured.

Akiko Aspillaga | Wed, May 14th- 9:55am | Poetry, Activism, Community, Health & Environment, Politics, Social Issues, Social Justice

Thank you for your support for our elderly, Hyphen readers! As a follow-up, here's a list of community organizations serving AAPI elderly throughout the U.S. Please add more to the list if you can, and we'll continue to update it!

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Jenny Lee | Mon, May 26th- 3:28pm | AAPI elderly, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Health & Environment, Immigration, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

From Starbucks to Quickly’s bubble tea, NYC Chinatown storefronts are getting a major makeover to match the upscaling of the previously working-class neighborhood.

Winnie Tam Hung | Mon, Apr 21st- 1:12pm | Community, Culture, Social Issues, Social Justice

What can we do to help improve the lives of the millions of “invisible” AAPI elderly in the U.S.?

Jenny Lee | Thu, May 22nd- 12:54pm | AAPI elderly, Community, Culture, Diaspora, Health & Environment, Immigration, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Dang, what’s happening over there at UCLA? Another racist, sexist anonymous letter has arrived at UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center.

Abigail Licad | Thu, Mar 13th- 9:39am | Racist Flyers, UCLA, Activism, Community, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice, University/Academics

"What I learned from Mandela was that hatred and resentment only poison your own mind, not your enemy’s."

Sonny Le | Thu, Feb 6th- 1:42pm | Community, Culture, Diaspora, Social Justice

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