As I had an opportunity to learn about another individual’s upbringing as an immigrant of Mexican descent, I recognize that there are many similarities in how we grew up and how we currently view society. From one side of the freeway to another, the mindset of a first-generation child of…

The Model Minority Myth is prevalent within many communities, and especially in a city densely populated with ethnic minorities living in San Jose, jobs and education are competitive amongst Asian American communities. Multiple council members are representing the communities that are trying to give lower-income and underrepresented communities a larger…

The Best We Could Do is one of the graphic novels that has inspired me to speak upon my story as an Asian American.

During an uncertain period of growth and a common worldwide struggle, many including myself have found our way of connecting back to our culture and our community. Once you grow up, you pick up on certain details that help define your character and lead to you thinking back on these…

Community Differences of Two Minorities

Being two random strangers who actually came from the same area in San Jose and currently go to the same school, we lived through different experiences and obstacles which lead us to choose our focus on literacy. My partner, Jacqueline, is from the East Side on the east side of…

The Model Minority Myth is prevalent within many communities, and especially in a city densely populated with ethnic minorities living in San Jose, jobs and education are competitive amongst Asian American communities. Multiple council members are representing the communities that are trying to give lower-income and underrepresented communities a larger…

During quarantine, many people, including myself, have been looking for something to do and something to learn. Many chose to retrace their roots and learn something or make TikToks of their cultural outfits, which inspired me to do the same after constant struggles of fitting in as Vietnamese Americans who…

Christina Ngo

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