Stop Asian Hate: @sophiehomehome

“As a Chinese immigrant to Canada, navigating my Chinese Canadian identity is a life-long journey for me. With recent stories of overt racism and more subtle anti-Asian sentiments, I can imagine that some Asian immigrants, especially young people, might cope by distancing themselves from their Asian heritage. However, rejecting a part of your story—your family’sContinue reading “Stop Asian Hate: @sophiehomehome”

Meet Naomi

“A big part of the community is for people to get to know the history of the first Chinese people in Edmonton, there’s a lot of history to it that’s been lost. My great grandpa helped to build the railway over in BC, which has impacted my family history. I feel like a lot ofContinue reading “Meet Naomi”

Meet Amanda

My dad is Vietnamese, and my mom is Cantonese. They both immigrated from Vietnam to escape the war. I think that refugee part of our family’s past really contributes to the attitude where we’re just happy with whatever we have here as long as we can feed ourselves and have a roof over our head.Continue reading “Meet Amanda”