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In light of the upcoming memorials for human rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, artist Taiyo Na reflects on Yuri, 2Pac (Tupac Shakur) and Movement interconnectedness.

Taiyo Na | Thu, Aug 28th- 12:36pm | 2Pac, Ferguson, Pac, social justice, Tupac Shakur, Yuri Kochiyama, Activism, Community, Social Justice

Israel’s largest group of immigrants are Filipina migrant workers whose children are targeted for deportation as a “demographic threat” -- in Israel, there is no pathway to citizenship for non-Jewish residents....

Sarah Macaraeg | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:58pm | Activism, Diaspora, Immigration, News & Politics

A second helping of July lit: a poem by David Mura, in honor of Yuri Kochiyama.

David Mura | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:54pm | david mura, Literature, Poetry, poetry, Activism, History, Race, Social Justice

Activist Ju Hong shares the story of his return visit to South Korea.

Ju Hong | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:56pm | Activism, Community, Immigration, Mr. Hyphen, Social Issues, Social Justice

Diane Fujino, author of Yuri Kochiyama's biography Heartbeat of Struggle, shares memories of her longtime friend and mentor -- and why Yuri's vision remains as vital as ever.

Diane C. Fujino | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:56pm | Diane Fujino, Yuri Kochiyama, Activism, Community, History, Race, 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- 1:57pm | 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- 11:47am | 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- 10:55am | Poetry, Activism, Community, Health & Environment, Politics, Social Issues, Social Justice

Creating Home, a pilot program of COMPAS and Land of Gazillion Adoptees (LGA), will connect adoptees and world-class artists for much-needed self-expression and support.

Kevin Haebeom V... | Thu, May 22nd- 1:56pm | Education, Activism, Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race, Social Issues

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- 10:39am | Racist Flyers, UCLA, Activism, Community, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice, University/Academics

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