Writer and comedian Jenny Yang’s live performances draw from her experiences as an immigrant, Asian American and recovering overachiever. Jenny co-founded the first-ever all female, Asian American standup comedy tour, Dis/orient/ed Comedy, which highlights the powerful and funny voices of diverse talent: a Japanese former import car model, a high-energy South Asian transgender boi, and an Egyptian-American female grouch. Interviewed by Luann Algoso, produced by Luann Algoso and Andrew Yeh.
Award-winning children's author, illustrator, and designer, Salina Yoon, chats with producer Andrew Yeh at the annual Wordstock Festival in Portland. Salina explains how she chooses the ethnicities of her characters and why her work is the antithesis of electronic books.
Grant High School, Portland, has proposed cuts to its well-regarded and well-loved Japanese immersion and language program for the upcoming academic year. Student Sara Onitsuka presents this APA Call to Action, and encourages everyone to show support for the program at https://www.facebook.com/SaveGrantJapanese. Produced by Andrew Yeh.