As a child, Wendy Gonzalez would always try to save as much money as she could. She quickly grasped the idea and importance of saving money after witnessing her single mother struggle to pay the bills. Wendy came to realize that she would have to save every penny to secure her future and give back to her parents who had sacrificed so much.
A few years ago, Kiara Manley found out that her daughter, Naomi, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP).
The Asian Breastfeeding Task Force of Los Angeles, a group of advocates committed to normalizing breastfeeding in Asian American communities, is launching its first photo project in honor of National Breastfeeding Month in August.
On the Infinite Well podcast, Kate and Natalie cover topics like burnout, feeling broken, or “comparisonitis"---feeling less than when we compare ourselves to others.
At 29, I didn’t think I’d still have my mom cut my hair, but then again, I didn’t think I’d be back living in the same childhood home where we used to rewind VHS video or wait for someone to get off the landline so we could use the internet.
With only five books on a shelf in an empty storefront and a heart full of literary and community empowerment dreams, Chawa Magaña launched Palabras Bookstore.
When she first started her career as a barber, several clients didn’t realize Rachel Mayta had a prosthetic eye.
Shannon Ullman runs Miss Marijuana, a lifestyle site that aims to publish content that empowers women to share their experiences with cannabis for health and wellness purposes.
As a child, Amy Wong spent a great deal of time in nature. Many of her earliest childhood memories involved playing in the backyard with her grandmother and watching her plant a variety of Asian plants and fruits like jujubes.
In the fall of 2017, Jamilah F. Bashir attended a writer’s workshop and brainstormed ideas for a story about her sister, Aasiyah, who has an intellectual disability.