JUNE POUESI “If you don’t have an identity, then you are invisible in the eyes of the decision makers.” June Pouesi is a community advocate and the executive director of the Office of Samoan Affairs. She has worked with the U.S. Census Board for Pacific Islanders, as...

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EILEEN AFRICA-NOCOM “I’d tell any mothers with creative children: Give them the freedom to soar, and just stay at the sideline. So when they falter, you’ll be there to brush those doubts aside and boost them up again.” Eileen Africa-Nocom was born in Quezon City, Philippines, as...

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CLARISSA WEI “Going with my gut and pursuing the unconventional — despite what everyone else might say — is my personal formula for success.” Clarissa Wei is a Taiwanese American food and culture journalist currently based in Hong Kong as a reporter for Goldthread. Her work has...

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CHHOVY PICH “I want my kids to know who they are and where they come from.” Chhovy Pich is a pop singer who was born in Tonle Bati, a farming village in Cambodia. During the Khmer Rogue, she was sent away by her family to flee the...

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ARMIDA CHOW “It’s hard for the children if we don’t step up. They’re voiceless.” Armida Chow is an adult education teacher in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, and a foster adoption advocate in the Asian Foster Family Initiative. She and her husband Brandon have two...

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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at a Glance IDENTITY LA 2019: A Night Celebrating AAPI Women  Ft. TOKiMONSTA, Milck, and Sophia Black Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 5:30PM | Ford Theatres Click for More Info   HEAR ME ROAR: At the DCA Bridge Gallery in City Hall  Thirteen stories, as...

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**Submissions have been closed. Thank you for all who applied. Recipients will be notified by Oct 11, 2019.  The Pacific Bridge Arts Foundation, in partnership with Billboard Hot 100 and global record-selling group Far East Movement, is proud to announce our Musical Arts Leadership Scholarship. To support Asian...

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'HEAR ME ROAR' at the DCA Bridge Gallery in City Hall May 2 - June 4 200 N. Spring St., 3rd Floor Los Angeles, CA 90012  Free and Open to the Public ‘Hear Me Roar’ presents a celebration and exploration of what it means to be an Asian American Pacific Islander woman...

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Awkwafina accepts the Arts & Entertainment Pioneer Honor (photo courtesy Jon Endow) If you would like to hear about more Pacific Bridge Arts Foundation events, sign up for our email list serve here: CLICK HERE IDENTITY LA RECAP Thank you to everyone who came out to IDENTITY LA:  A Night...

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