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We bring you the lives of ordinary Asian Pacific Islander Americans in Nevada. We share their diverse stories in an effort to dispel the idea that our community is a monolith.
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S1, EP. 1 - THE "TYPICAL" JAPANESE HAWAIIAN NORWEGIAN AMERICAN STORY
Lincoln Ozawa is a Japanese Hawaiian Norwegian American realtor in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the beginning of this year, he was on track to having a peak year but that all changed with COVID-19.
S1, EP.2 - THE THAI AMERICAN IMMIGRANT STORY
Patranya Bhoolsuwan is a Thai American immigrant in Las Vegas, Nevada. For many years, she's worked as a TV reporter and now she is working as a media consultant. Her story is unique - she came to the States in college but was able to build a career.
S1, EP.3 - FROM HONG KONG TO MATCHA CAFE MAIKO
Meet Hang Wong, the Hong Kong American immigrant who is the owner of Premium Matcha Cafe Maiko in Las Vegas!
S1, EP. 4 - WE ARE AMERICAN TOO
Meet Simon Chan, he is a New York native living in Las Vegas with his family. He talks about the current political climate as well as how he's dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
S1, EP.5 - SAVE THE ARTS
Meet Gig Depio, an artist based in Las Vegas. His paintings convey some serious political satire so relevant in the current political climate.
S1, EP. 6 - WE ARE NOT A VIRUS
Meet Yerang Suh, an immigrant from South Korea who primarily grew up in Las Vegas. She voted for the first time this year and her life has changed quite a bit with COVID-19. Here's her story.
S1, EP. 7 - Music, Musical, Musically
Meet Angela Chan, a musician, artist, vocal coach, graphic artist and business owner. She launched The Cre8sian Project in the beginning of the pandemic. Here's her story.
S1, EP. 8 - CONTINUING THE TALK ON POLICE VIOLENCE
Meet Nissa Tzun, the founder of Forced Trajectory Project, an organization documenting police violence and its aftermath. Here's her story!