Cynthia Brothers was born and raised in Seattle and works with the APIA online organizing nonprofit 18 Million Rising, and as a grantmaker in the immigrant rights and civic engagement fields. She's also paid the rent as a social work and mental health researcher, food stamps outreach worker, and espresso flunky. Cynthia has been involved in APIA voting and language access rights, youth leadership development, and drag queen appreciation. She's performed with the Tribes Project in the U.S., Mexico, and South Africa and in addition to Hyphen, has been published in the International Examiner and Mavin Magazine. Cynthia first got mixed up with Hyphen by covering the 2008 New York Asian American Film Festival. She also blogs at www.bicoastalbitchin.com.
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