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Straight Up Evil
Straight Up Missing: Leonard Taku

Straight Up Evil

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 5:18


Leonard Taku was 44 years old when he was last seen on December, 25, 2006 at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Florida. Leonard rented a black 2005 Chrysler Crossfire convertible, and has never been seen or heard from again. There was activity on both Leonard's credit card and email after his disappearance, but investigators cannot confirm if Leonard or someone else initiated this activity. Leonard's rental car was located on February 9, 2007 in a remote area of the Ocala National Forest. Leonard would be 60 years old today. He is described as a Pacific Islander male with black hair and brown eyes. He is of Maori descent and speaks with a New Zealand accent. He has many tattoos, and his head was shaved at the time of his disappearance. Anyone with information regarding the disappearance of Leonard Taku is urged to contact the Altamonte Springs Police Department at 407-571-8276. Links and Resources https://charleyproject.org/case/leonard-taku https://namus.nij.ojp.gov/case/MP5591 https://www.police.govt.nz/ If you or someone you know is struggling with sexual violence, mental health and well being, self-harm, bullying or suicide, you are not alone. Please visit https://www.wannatalkaboutit.com/ for free resources and information to get help today.

Florida Foodie
FusionFest takes guests to new places with ‘Diversitastic Dining'

Florida Foodie

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 23:10


FusionFest is a nonprofit in Orlando aimed at celebrating the diverse cultures and heritage that can be found around Florida. “Our whole mission is for people to learn about different cultures — like to showcase and share their backgrounds, but also learn from different cultures,” Thali Sugisawa, the executive director of FusionFest said. As part of that mission, the organization has developed Diversitastic Dining. “Each month we celebrate a culture,” Sugisawa said. “We kind of try to align with whatever celebration is going on at the moment. So for Hispanic Heritage month will try to do a Latin/Hispanic restaurant. For Asian and Pacific Islander month we would try to do an Asian restaurant.” The monthly events offer more than just food. “What we do is we go to a restaurant and we talk to the owner/ managers/chef, and we say, ‘Hey, we would like to bring a lot of people here that had never tried your food,'” Sugisawa said. “‘In addition to that, we will bring some entertainment, some artists and we're going to have some storytelling, could you put together a full course menu, starting with appetizers, and then different entree options, and a dessert and a sample of a drink. And, and then we'll just organize everything and bring those people here.'” The events can get fairly specific, focusing on just one region of a country. “In January, we did India, and but we did Punjabi area — which is totally different from other areas, the northern part of India,” Sugisawa said. FusionFest then had the chef explain the difference in the cuisine and other guest speakers and entertainment were brought in to illustrate the culture of the region. All of the upcoming Diversitastic Dining events can be found here. In addition to Diversitastic Dining, the organization runs a yearly festival in downtown Orlando which celebrates the cultures of Central Florida. “We're just so excited to have this festival,” Sugisawa said. “So then we will have about 15 food vendors and we curate all of them. So you will not see three vendors selling tacos or empanadas. We will have the best empanada and the best taco and the best sushi and the best of all regions.” On the latest episode of Florida Foodie, Sugisawa talks about her favorite region she has sampled during a Diversitastic Dining event. She also talks about how she never expected to be working in the nonprofit sector. Please follow our Florida Foodie hosts on social media. You can find Candace Campos on Twitter and Facebook. Lisa Bell is also on Facebook and Twitter and you can check out her children's book, “Norman the Watchful Gnome.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

AAUC Podcast
AAUC Podcast #18 The Voice of Pacific Islanders

AAUC Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 27:40


How little do we know and appreciate our Pacific Islander community having a culture of discovery and resourcefulness and are known as warriors willing to fight for the things that matter to them. Joe Enlet our podcast guest in this episode is the consulate general of Micronesia in Oregon. He reminded us that Pacific Islander is included in many organization names which have no Pacific Islander representation on their board or speak up on behalf of them on issues that matter to their community. It's time that we learn more about the Pacific Islanders besides their geopolitical importance. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/aauc/message

Signal Boost
Jason Wu!

Signal Boost

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 21:01


Co-Chair of GAPIMNY-Empowering Queer and Trans Pacific Islanders, Jason Wu, joins Zerlina on the show to discuss Pride Month and the intersections between API + Queer and Trans identities!Jason Wu is a co-chair for GAPIMNY-Empowering Queer & Trans Asian Pacific Islanders, a queer and trans AAPI organization based in NYC that focuses on community building, political education and mutual aid. Wu's writing on abolition, intersectionality, and social movements has been published in Teen Vogue, Truthout, Gotham Gazette, NY Daily News, and more. Jason is also the Attorney-in-Charge of The Legal Aid Society's Harlem Community Law Office.About GAPIMNY:Founded in 1990, GAPIMNY is an all-volunteer, membership-based community organization with the mission to empower queer and trans Asian Pacific Islanders* to create positive change. We provide a range of political, social, educational, and cultural programming and work in coalition with other community organizations to educate and promote dialogue on issues of race, sexuality, gender, and health.

RESET
The push for more diverse participants in Alzheizmer's research

RESET

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 13:54


Millions of Americans live with Alzheimer's disease but there's little diversity among research participants. The AHEAD Study is trying to change that. Reset brings on a Chicago neurologist who's a part of the national clinical trials and discusses her efforts to recruit more participants from Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Host: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang Producers: Stephanie Kim Guest: Dr. Neelum Aggarwal

DLWeekly Podcast - Disneyland News and Information
DLW 240: A VIP Tour with Kawehi

DLWeekly Podcast - Disneyland News and Information

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 78:40


This week, some retail changes for the D23 Expo, Magic Key Holders could have an easier way to get reservations, more electrical parade merchandise, new flower displays in Downtown Disney, we talk to VIP tour guest Kawehi, and more! Please support the show if you can by going to https://www.dlweekly.net/support/. If you want some DLWeekly Swag, you can pick some up at https://www.dlweekly.net/store/. Book your travel through ConciEARS at no extra cost to you! Be sure to mention that you heard about ConciEARS from DLWeekly at booking! DISCOUNTS! If you want some awesome headwear or one of a kind items, be sure to visit our friends over at All Enchanting Ears! You can use the promo code DLWEEKLY10 to get 10% off your order! We have partnered with the Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground to get great deals for our listeners! Book your stay at the Howard Johnson Anaheim and get 15% off your stay (code 1000022077)! Magic Key Holders get 20% off their stay (code 1000025935) as well! Book now! Need the perfect bag for your days in the parks? Look no further than Designer Park Co.! Purchase the Rope Drop Bag as featured on Episode 222 and get 10% off your purchase! Use coupon code DLWEEKLY to get the discount. News: The D23 expo is getting a new, immersive retail experience called the “Expo Marketplace.” The 27,000 foot space will include everything from limited-time merch to the first items celebrating 100 years of Disney. You'll find pins, t-shirts, hats, books, plush toys and so much more. Some of these spaces will require a virtual queue boarding pass. More details on a reservation system will come out later this summer and if you're not able to attend, some of these items will make it to the ShopDisney store. – https://d23.com/d23-expo-marketplace-2022/ There's some hope that magic key holders won't have to keep refreshing the availability calendar for days to open up. Disneyland Paris launched a waiting list for Magic Key holders. With the new option, Magic Key holders put themselves on a waiting list for any day that may appear unavailable. If the day opens up, those on top of the waiting list are automatically given a reservation for that day. This is currently only available at the Paris Park, but that's also where the Lightning Lane started before coming State-side, which definitely helps fuel some of the speculation. – https://www.ocregister.com/2022/06/15/will-disneyland-introduce-a-magic-key-reservation-waiting-list/ Guests that have seen the recently reopened World of Color and Fantasmic! nighttime entertainment may have noticed some updates. For World of Color, some elements were updated since parts to repair them were no longer available. From new 4k projectors to brighter lights on the Incredicoaster, the show looks amazing. Fantasmic! also received an extensive refurbishment to the entire show, which received some tech upgrades in 2017. – https://www.ocregister.com/2022/06/20/how-disneyland-updated-fantasmic-and-world-of-color-special-effects/ There has been a lot of merchandise already on sale for the 50th anniversary of the Main Street Electrical Parade, but some new items have hit the shelves. First up is a 50th anniversary pin for $19.99, which features the Mickey drum float from the start of the parade with the 6.17.22 date on the side. There is also a t-shirt for $39.99 that features Elliot and June 17, 2022 written out. A mug is also on sale for $19.99. – https://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2022/06/19/whats-new-in-disneyland-resort-creepy-star-wars-busts-now-in-galaxys-edge/ Fans of a certain Space Ranger can now meet their hero in his younger form from the new Lightyear movie. The character is now a face character and not the same version of Buzz from the Toy Story movies. This version fits in well with the new movie since the movie is about the real Buzz that the toy from Toy Story is based on. Guests can meet the new Buzz every hour until 4pm daily. – https://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2022/06/17/buzz-lightyear-gets-a-new-look-in-disneyland-and-we-have-thoughts/ Several pops of color In Downtown Disney can be traced back to a Colombian-inspired tradition. The floral displays, or silletas, are a celebration of flowers. Fittingly, they start with a massive display from Encanto's Isabella and move throughout the district. The displays are a big display of inclusion and representation, such as LBGTQ+ Pride, Asian, Pacific Islander and Hawaiian heritage, Judaism, women, Indigenous and First-Nations people, Black, Hispanic, People of Latin heritage and people with different abilities. – https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2022/06/encanto-inspired-floral-displays-at-downtown-disney-district-represent-inclusion-at-the-disneyland-resort/ Last week, Cars Land turned 10 years old. The biggest part of the 1 billion dollar expansion of the Disneyland Resort opened on June 15, 2012. The Disney Parks Blog posted 10 ways to celebrate the anniversary. Meeting Cars Car-acters, getting the new Tow Mater popcorn bucket from Flo's or the Cozy Cone Motel, taking a photo with Guido in front of Luigi's, picking up a limited edition 10th anniversary Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater pin and more. – https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2022/06/10-ways-to-celebrate-cars-lands-10th-anniversary-at-disneyland-resort/ A shop on Main Street that has been closed since the start of the pandemic apears to be on the way to coming back. The Silhouette Shop on Main Street has posted some job listings looking for artists for the location, so hopefully this location will reopen soon. – https://www.micechat.com/324417-disneyland-news-update-buzz-construction-cars-land-anniversary/ A couple of quick updates from around the resort. Over in New Orleans Square, progress can be seen at Pirates of the Caribbean. The wall inside of the Blue Bayou restaurant has come down and the bayou is looking fresh! Concrete and cobblestone is being set in the outdoor queue area, and at this time is does not appear that Lightning Lane will be added to this classic attraction. The new planters at the entrance of Tomorrowland are now complete. – https://www.micechat.com/324417-disneyland-news-update-buzz-construction-cars-land-anniversary/ Guess what classic Disneyland treat has a new variation! If you guessed churro, you would be correct. This time, it is an orange pop churro, which is a churro covered in orange flavored and colored, and comes with a side of orange and vanilla dipping sauce for $6.75 near the Haunted Mansion. – https://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2022/06/19/disneys-newest-churro-tastes-like-your-favorite-ice-cream-bar/ The Red Rose Tavern in Fantasyland has received some extended hours and a new “late nite dining” menu options. From 8:30pm until at least 11pm there are some offerings like classic poutine, a plant-based chili cheese poutine, firelight fries, and a pickle. The normal menu options are not available during the late nite dining time. – https://dlnewstoday.com/2022/06/review-staying-up-for-hawaiian-style-tenders-poutine-and-more-late-night-bites-at-red-rose-taverne-and-galactic-grill-in-disneyland/ Discussion Topic: Kawehi – VIP Tour at Disneyland – https://disneyland.disney.go.com/vip-tours/ and (714) 300-7710

The Great Battlefield
Mobilizing the APIA Community with Christine Chen of APIAVote

The Great Battlefield

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 53:28


Christine Chen joins The Great Battlefield podcast to talk about her career and co-founding APIAVote where they are working to mobilize Asian and Pacific Islander communities to strengthen their political voices.

Wellness Unplugged with Coach Jon McLernon
S04E06 - From Fiji to a FROZEN winterland ... Uprooted from paradise as a child!

Wellness Unplugged with Coach Jon McLernon

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 44:21


Coming to Canada and the winter after growing up on a Pacific Island was quite the shock. But Adi faced this with an indomitable spirit, and she's now a thriving healthcare professional, passionate about changing the lives of Pacific Islanders! This is Adi's Story. WANT TO BE A PODCAST GUEST TO GROW YOUR BRAND AND AUDIENCE? PODMATCH: https://podmatch.com/signup/coachjonmclernon We've landed hundreds of interviews using PodMatch! CONNECT WITH COACH JON: ⁣ NUTRITION: https://www.freedomnutritioncoach.com ⁣ ⁣ MENTORSHIP: https://www.jonmclernon.com ⁣ YOUTUBE: https://freedomnutrition.rocks/YouTube ⁣ CRUSH YOUR CRAVINGS GUIDE: https://www.freedomnutritioncoach.com/book ⁣ ⁣ PODCAST: https://freedomnutrition.rocks/btba-podcast ⁣ TWITCH: https://www.twitch.tv/coachjonpodcasts ⁣ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/coachjonpodcast ⁣ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/coachjonpodcasts ⁣ LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/freedom-nutrition-coaching/ ⁣ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/canadianomad/ TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@coachjonm

Pacific Beat
Pacific Islanders elated as Vanuatu and Solomons prepare to reopen borders

Pacific Beat

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 6:22


Pacific Islanders living overseas prepare to return home to see family members as Solomon Islands and Vanuatu prepare to reopen borders for the first time in more than two years.

Civic
What's New & What's Next for 6/20/22

Civic

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 8:30


NEW: Tenderloin Center will shut down in December; proposed drug enforcement zones; “massive mismanagement” of addiction and mental health services; proposal to permit behested payments; reopen JFK Drive fight continues; money for Asian and Pacific Islander residents; bridge toll crackdown; town halls after traffic deaths. NEXT: expediting housing development; vaccines for young kids; Golden State Warriors parade; racial makeup of city workers; city budget public hearings; Pink Painted Lady owner breaks contract.

Rear Vision - ABC RN
Not Quite Australian - What's Australia's problem with New Zealanders?

Rear Vision - ABC RN

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 29:06


Despite being the closest of neighbours, for the last decade there's been a worsening Trans-Tasman spat as New Zealanders in Australia are refused basic services and often deported. The new Albanese government has signalled this may be about to change, but what caused the spat in the first place, and was race the underlying issue?

The Pacific Way
SO4 - EO5: Safeguarding Pacific Health

The Pacific Way

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 10:41


From the onset of the COVID 19 pandemic, the Pacific Community has worked with donor agencies and partners to strengthen and safeguard the health of Pacific Islanders. Working with international agencies and local authorities, SPC, the World Health Organisation and the World Food Program helped provide much need medical and humanitarian resources to strengthen COVID 19 preparedness and response.

The Thoughtful Counselor
EP229: For Us By Us Serving Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities

The Thoughtful Counselor

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 63:59


Dr. Anne Saw shares her work within Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. She gives us a deep dive into the work that went into the Covid-19 Needs Assessment Project and how community-engaged research made it possible. She ends with her hopes for the future, advice to others wanting to do similar work, and encouragement for students who haven't found their niche yet. For more on Anne, links from the conversation, and APA citation for this episode visit concept.paloaltou.edu   The Thoughtful Counselor is created in partnership with Palo Alto University's Division of Continuing & Professional Studies. Learn more at concept.paloaltou.edu

Pacific Beat
As food prices soar, Pacific Islanders are encouraged to return to traditional foods

Pacific Beat

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 5:56


The United Nations says more than one billion people from 94 countries are facing food, energy or financial crises amid the Russian-Ukraine conflict. In the Pacific too, many people are noticing hikes to their grocery bills.

Pacific Beat
Climate change, not war, poses the greatest threat to Fiji, says defence

Pacific Beat

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 44:23


Fiji faces its biggest threat from "devastating climate change" rather than conflict, the country's defence minister warned at this weekend's Shangri-La Dialogue, as Australia announces a new Pacific Defence School, and Pacific Islanders are being encouraged to turn to traditional foods as the region faces rising food costs.

Sweet Jesus Radio
Ep. 152 "Pacific Islander" - Feat. Random and Candace

Sweet Jesus Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 84:35


Random, Candace a Jesus talk about hiking adventures, hoodrat chronicles and the Pacific Islander debacle. Random recounts a time, while in Mexico, he watched his dominatrix girlfriend go potty on a guy while he (Random) read a book. He also shares an epic battle rap story and the time he almost got shot due to sticking up for a Columbian “taco cart”. Candace reveals that she identifies as black and much more!

Red Team Reviews
75. "The Daddy, The Dickhead, and the Dictator" - Examining Taika Waititi with Boy, What We Do In The Shadows, & Jojo Rabbit

Red Team Reviews

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 97:17


Time to punch some Nazis, you f#@king egg. This week (and like, three weeks late, sorry) we're heading back to the land of kiwis and hobbits to honor the Pacific Islander part of AAPI Heritage Month by taking a look at the currently thriving career of Jewish-Maori director Taika Waititi. Cue the Michael Jackson haka, we're tackling one of Taika's debut projects with Boy, the New Zealand cult classic What We Do In The Shadows, and the Oscar winning Jojo Rabbit. Join us for scraping TJ's tastebuds, Trevor's obligatory anti-fascism rant, 2010's celebrity Chris discourse, and pitching three alternative podcasts that se will never do. Also, Trevor is an egg and called Roberto Benigni by the name Bellini. Which is a cocktail. Follow us on IG and Twitter @redteampod and checkout redteampod.com to vote on the next Reject or Renew!

We Belong Here
S3 EP5: AANHPI Heritage

We Belong Here

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 47:33


In today's episode, we honor the stories, achievements, and influences of the AANHPI (Asian-American, Native-Hawaiian, Pacific-Islander) by speaking with two local leaders. We are delighted to have Julie Pham, Phd – CEO of CuriosityBased and Maya Mendoza-Exstrom – COO of Seattle Sounders FC on the podcast. The stories shared wove a tapestry of traumatic experiences like fleeing from Vietnam and entering the United States as refugees, the loss of family members, and feeling excluded. However, there are also stories of joy and pride like demonstrating successful leadership in organizations where AANHPI women are not well-represented, researching and rediscovering the cultural roots that connect us back to the countries we are from, and feeling pride in our cultural heritage. As per our custom, we would like to highlight the projects and successes of each of our guests. Julie Pham, PhD just self-published an Amazon best-selling book called 7 Forms of Respect. You can purchase it for kindle or as a paperback. Dig into Julie's research and advice on how to transform your relationships at work! Maya Mendoza-Exstrom is one of the co-founders of the Our Stories are Your Stories campaign that we highlighted a year ago. They have added new stories this year from amazing locals like Laura Clise of Intentionalist, Uyen Nguyen of Viets for Afghans and Moni Tep who is both a talented musician and the Director of Education for Creative Justice. Thanks again to Bobby Choy (aka Big Phony) for letting us use his music for our intros and outros!

Pacific Beat
Cost of living for Pacific Islander families set to rise further as Australia's Reserve Bank lifts interest rates

Pacific Beat

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 4:06


Australia's Reserve Bank has lifted the cash rate by half a percentage point to 0.85 per cent — the biggest rate hike in 22 years and the first back-to-back rate hike since May 2010.

The Epoch Times, US China Watch
Pacific Islanders Say ‘No Thanks' to Chinese ‘Friendship'

The Epoch Times, US China Watch

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 6:12


Commentary In late May, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a virtual summit with the leaders of several Pacific Island republics to entice them into joining a Beijing-led mutual security and economic agreement. It did not end well. During the summit, Beijing proposed that the Federated States of Micronesia, the Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Samoa, Fiji, […]

Shadow Warrior by Rajeev Srinivasan
Ep. 71: The Quad: Will China dominate the Indo Pacific, as the US reverts to Atlanticism? What can India do?

Shadow Warrior by Rajeev Srinivasan

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 14:45


A version of this essay was published by Swarajya magazine at https://swarajyamag.com/world/the-quad-will-china-dominate-the-indo-pacific-as-the-us-reverts-to-atlanticism-what-can-india-doA lot has happened in the last week or two: POTUS Biden’s visit to Japan for a Quad summit and related economic moves; China’s outreach to Pacific Islanders for security pacts; and the World Economic Forum pow-wow in Davos. In some sense, the Ukraine war and related disruptions have taken a back seat, even though related inflation and shortages are a long-term story. In my opinion, the Biden Administration is pursuing self-defeating policies as far as the Indo-Pacific is concerned. On the one hand, it may be because (as is the norm in India) one political party wants to undo whatever their rival had done when they were in power. On the other hand, there is a curious lack of historical memory about great-power games: the US seems to be either blase about, or reconciled to, Chinese domination of Asia/the Indo-Pacific. None of this is good as far as India is concerned. In a harsh analysis of India’s clashes on the Kashmir/Tibet border with China, two anonymous but trenchant critics suggest India has been defeated already: “China-India Border Crisis Has Quietly Resulted in Victory For Beijing’, based on the fact that the Chinese military buildup is well-nigh impossible for India to overcome.Thanks for reading Shadow Warrior! Subscribe for free to receive new posts and support my work.Meanwhile, there is increasing criticism of American involvement in – indeed responsibility for – prolonging the Ukraine war, surprisingly from the pro-Democrat, pro-war pages of the New York Times: “The War in Ukraine May Be Impossible to Stop. And the US Deserves Most of the Blame.” A slightly dated (April 1) article on “The Military Situation in Ukraine” had already given a cogent explanation of how reality on the ground was vastly different from the narrative.What I fear is that Ukraine will become a quagmire for not only Russia, but also the US. As the NYT op-ed said, it’s not much of a leap from a proxy war to a secret war. The US is rather good at getting into unfortunate messes like this, and then having to declare victory and run like hell: see Vietnam or Afghanistan. Two brutal articles from Tablet magazine, “Three Big Questions That the American Establishment Got Wrong” and “Wingnuts vs. Factions: The two theories of American government—one fantasy, one reality” purport to show how making bad, often really bad, decisions is par for the course for US administrations, in particular Democrats. All this presages the possibility that Ukraine will be a tar baby for the US and its NATO allies, and a drain on their national treasuries. It also means that their national attention will be riveted on Russia and Ukraine for the foreseeable future, leaving China free to run rampant in Asia. Democratic Party power brokers are anyway Atlanticists fighting the Cold War all over again. Let us, therefore, consider the Indo-Pacific from a perspective where the US is increasingly hors de combat. There is this theory of the “three island chains” in the Pacific as first propounded by American John Foster Dulles, according to CSIS.org, which further states that today we have to add two more island chains in the Indian Ocean. John Foster Dulles is attributed with designating the islands stretching from the Kurils, the Japanese home islands, and the Ryukyus to Taiwan, the Philippines, and Indonesia as the “first island chain” in the 1950s. The second chain stretches from Japan through the Marianas and Micronesia, and the third is centered on Hawaii...The addition of a fourth and fifth chain in the Indian Ocean would better describe emerging Chinese maritime strategy. Chinese naval planners hope to deny adversaries the ability to operate within the first island chain during a conflict, contest control of the second island chain, and operate as a blue water navy within the third island chain. A new fourth island chain through the middle of the Indian Ocean would reflect China’s ability to challenge its geostrategic neighbor India with dual-use facilities in Gwadar, Pakistan, and Hambantota, Sri Lanka. A fifth island Chain, originating from China’s base at Doraleh, Djibouti, would reflect Beijing’s ability to pursue its developing commitments afar, such as harnessing economic resources, conducting anti-piracy operations, and protecting Chinese living abroad. [emphasis added]This is alarming, as the ‘fourth island chain’ is basically the ‘String of Pearls’ intended to strangle India and tie it down in the so-called ‘South Asia’, by negating its undoubted geographic advantage of straddling the sea lanes in the Indian Ocean. The Chinese submarine pen at Hainan in the South China Sea, with easy access to the Indian Ocean via the Straits of Malacca, is already a threat to Indian interests and blue-water navy aspirations. In addition, China is currently in the middle of a furious ship-building frenzy, so they will also have surface ships, including aircraft carriers, capable of projecting force a long way into the Indian Ocean. Just as they have done in the Himalayas, and the South China Sea, China is using ‘below-the-threshold of war’ tactics to build up its capability until one day its foes are forced to submit. Degringolade.POTUS Biden has made it clear that his administration has very little interest in Asia. He made three trips to Europe before his very first trip to Asia: a quick visit to Japan (and South Korea), where he attended a meeting of the Quad and a coming-out party for the newest American-mooted economic proposal, the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework. This seems to be too little, too late, after the US exited the Trans-Pacific Partnership.The IPEF also seems like a face-saving measure, and it is increasingly evident that Biden’s alleged new enthusiasm for Asia is as empty as earlier POTUS Obama’s botched ‘pivot to Asia’, which was a lot of hot air with no substance. I also remember with fury Obama’s granting of hegemony over ‘South Asia’ to China: like the Pope once divided the world between Portugal and Spain. As though Obama were dispensing papal bulls. As Indian geostrategist Brahma Chellaney suggests on Nikkei Asia in “Biden’s empty Taiwan rhetoric reveals Quad’s core weakness”, Biden’s statement about US military support for Taiwan in case of a Chinese invasion may be mere bravado. There are two reasons. The first is that, as Biden’s minions clarified after his alleged gaffe, US military involvement is not within the scope of US agreements with Taiwan and/or China, which maintain the fiction of “One China”. The second is that, given its diminished industrial capacity (China has hollowed it out), the US cannot fight two major wars at once: Ukraine and Taiwan. To emphasize their disdain for the alleged ‘pivot’, the Chinese sent strategic nuclear bombers towards Japan while Biden was there, accompanied by Russian bombers. As I write this, China has just sent 30 warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense zone. The signals are clear: they threaten to invade Taiwan. Thank you for reading Shadow Warrior. This post is public so feel free to share it.In the meantime, China is attempting to expand its footprint in the Indo-Pacific. It scored a coup with the Solomon Islands where it signed a wide-ranging agreement. According to a podcast from The Economist, a leaked draft shows that the agreement allows Chinese police and soldiers to be deployed in the Solomons for a broad range of reasons. It stops short of setting up a military base, but only just.Beyond this, Chinese FM Wang Yi had a blitzkrieg in the Pacific, visiting 8 island nations over 10 days, and on May 30th, he signed agreements in Fiji with a consortium of 10 of them. A draft talked about trade, tourism, security, training of police, forensic labs, and cyber-security, according to The Economist podcast Base Motives? China in the Pacific.The entire Belt and Road Initiative was a covert effort to gain access to ports, and turn them into Chinese military bases (although it has stalled a little now because of its predatory debt-trap diplomacy side-effects, as best seen in Sri Lanka). Beyond Djibouti in 2017, Gwadar and Hambantota, there are others like Cambodia’s Ream military base where China has facilities.China is also quite likely causing the sharp spike in global food prices. Economist Shamika Ravi tweeted as follows, and this is a good reason why India did a U-turn on wheat exports: instead of enabling Chinese proxies to buy it up, India will only do government to government deals. Thus the picture is of a diffident America shuffling off into Atlanticist and Anglosphere dead-ends like AUKUS (Britain brings almost nothing to the picture in the Indo-Pacific), while a more confident China is expanding its reach. Its saber rattling threatens Taiwan immediately, and India, Japan and South Korea more indirectly. The context of the Quad is also a far cry from what Abe Shinzo first envisaged as a tight military and economic alliance. It is pretty much a mere talking-shop. For instance, it is clear that none of Australia, Japan, or the US will send a single soldier to fight China on India’s behalf on the Kashmir/Tibet border. The creation of AUKUS (there are rumors about JAUKUS with Japan and CAUKUS with Canada as well) basically means India is being left out in the cold. Again. It has to depend on itself. Atmnirbharata. There is talk of a Quad-Plus, including South Korea and New Zealand. But not Vietnam and Indonesia, which are more significant? New Zealand, especially under woke Jacinda Ardern, is marginal; in fact Australia is also of little interest in the Indian Ocean. There is also political instability in Australia: Scott Morrison was replaced by Anthony Albanese overnight.I can remember at least five-six Australian PMs in the recent past, including die-hard Sinophile Kevin Rudd. How can you have continuity in such a situation? How can anybody depend on Australia to deliver on Quad? Similarly, Japanese PM Kishida Fumio is a far cry from the sensibly militaristic and nationalist Abe Shinzo. In the US, the switch from Donald Trump to Joe Biden has meant chaos regarding the Indo-Pacific. And after this November’s elections, it is likely that Biden will be a lame duck: his approval numbers keep hitting new lows, and hostile Republicans are likely to take over the Senate, leading to a war of attrition: bad news for foreign policy.In the middle of all this political turmoil, it is hard to imagine that the Quad is going to get better.Meanwhile, the developed nations of the West are merrily carrying on with their old agenda as in the Davos shindig, as though there is no end in sight for the party. Rana Foroohar of the Financial Times sounded a warning, as if one were necessary in the wake of the carnage of stock market crashes and soaring inflation. But no, laissez les bon temps rouler! Let the good times roll!And that’s exactly what India is up against. The rest of the world (with the possible exception of Japan) does not care. India has to assume it can only depend on itself, Quad or no Quad. It has to build up its military and economic muscle, and industrialize while keeping a low profile. The Thucydides Trap is a likely scenario, and presumably it will exhaust both the protagonists, leaving the door open for India to ascend to the G3 and then to the G1.1850 words, June 1, 2022 This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit rajeevsrinivasan.substack.com

The John Batchelor Show
#Oceania: Wang Yi rebuffed by Pacific Islanders. @CleoPaskal, FDD

The John Batchelor Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 12:30


Photo: #Oceania: Wang Yi rebuffed by Pacific Islanders.  @CleoPaskal, FDD https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/china-launches-empire-building-exercise-pacific-theatre https://on.ft.com/3G3Kk8s Cleo Paskal  FDD, associate Fellow at Chatham House; Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Geopolitics, Manipal University, India;  adjunct professor of Global Change, School of Communication and Management Studies, Kochi, India. Non-resident senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

Middle Church Celebrations
ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH :: May 29

Middle Church Celebrations

Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 53:15


• How have you been wounded by white supremacism? • What personal story about race would write on your “leaf” to heal the nations? • What has been revealed to you as you've listened to this series of sermons on the Book of Revelation?

Legal Listening: The Fox Rothschild LLP Podcast
Legally EmpowHERed - Episode 15 - An Asian American Pacific Islander History Month Special Edition

Legal Listening: The Fox Rothschild LLP Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 10:18


In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Fox Rothschild attorney, Meeghan Tirtasaputra joins Sahara to talk about her experience as an Asian-American woman, her unconventional journey to law school and how she uses social media to inspire other first-generation law students.

PsychEverywhere
Asian American/Pacific Islander Inequities and Mental Health

PsychEverywhere

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 39:02


Join us for a heartfelt audio conversation about the fastest growing race or ethnicity in the United States. Dr. Michi Fu unpacks unique challenges and strategies to support Asian Americans in schools, the workplace, and beyond. Happy Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Episode made possible by CSPP Alliant International University. Resources/Suggested Reading Explore programs at CSPP Alliant International University: https://discover.alliant.edu/psichi/home/ Psi Chi Journal Editorial: A Call to Action for Psychology in the Wake of Anti-Asian Violence: https://www.psichi.org/page/262JNSummer2021 This year's #ConnectWithPsiChiTheme: https://www.psichi.org/page/261EyeFall21Bui Calls to Action Listen or follow PsychEverywhere: https://www.psichi.org/page/podcast Take a survey about the show: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LDDB65Z Tell a friend or colleague about the show. Follow PsychEverywhere on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PsiChiPodcast Leave a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts

Boring Books for Bedtime
The Book of the Ocean, by Ernest Ingersoll, Part 3

Boring Books for Bedtime

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 48:05


Let's sail to sleep with more from this lovely work about the seas. This time, we learn the rigging of a schooner, praise the prowess of Pacific Islanders, and head to Iceland with Vikings.   Help us stay 100% listener-supported and ad-free for all! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "The Book of the Ocean” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/56311   Music: "Ocean Tapping” by PC III, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.

California Community Colleges Podcast
"Intentional Student-Centered Design to Improve Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Outcomes"

California Community Colleges Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 56:55


Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley discussed work to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) and improve campus climate, disaggregating data to ensure AAPI students are receiving the proper resources, challenges faces and more with guests California Community Colleges Board of Governors member Hildegarde Aguinaldo, Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources at West Valley-Mission Community College District Dr. Eric Ramones, and Vice President of Regional Affairs, Student Senate for California Community Colleges and Los Rios Community College District Student Trustee Jenn Galinato. Transcript: https://www.cccco.edu/-/media/CCCCO-Website/Podcasts/Transcripts/CCC22053_transcript.pdf

Pacific Beat
Australia to pave way for permanent residency for 3000 Pacific workers each year

Pacific Beat

Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 6:35


Labor mobility experts say a plan by the new Australian government to offer a visa that will pave the way for permanent residency for thousands of Pacific Islanders will lead to "brain gain" not brain drain, and help improve relations.

Podsothoth: A Lovecraft Book Club

Tonight's episode is a reading of HP Lovecraft's Dagon, which was first published in the 1919 issue of "The Vagrant," and later republished in the October 1923 issue of "Weird Tales." Please be aware: this story contains depictions morphine addiction, suicidal thoughts, the odor of rotten fish, Piltdown man, and an unkind characterization of Pacific Islander religion. If any of these are likely to unduly bother you, please stop listening now.Note, I expect to have the discussion episode edited and published early next week, possibly even Monday. We went a little off the rails recording it, so it'll be an editing challenge. :)Special thanks to Master Pancake Theater for mentioning the podcast during their riff of Conan: The Barbarian! Robert E. Howard was a contemporary and friend of Lovecraft, so it was totally appropriate to watch while editing this episode!Ambience provided by Creaky Wooden Pirate Ship on the High Seas in a Thunderstorm.

The Well Seasoned Librarian : A conversation about Food, Food Writing and more.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Encore Presentation: Zeene in Real Life: The Well Seasoned Librarian Podcast: Season 7 Episode 7

The Well Seasoned Librarian : A conversation about Food, Food Writing and more.

Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 60:20


This is an Encore Presentation of the Well Seasoned Librarian Podcast to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian American food writing has persisted and come into its own, this episode pays tribute to a variety of voices within an vast and diverse community. Here is but a representation of one out of many Asian American food writers you can read and follow. To Find out more about Asian American and Pacific islander Heritage Month go to the below website, there are some great links there. https://asianpacificheritage.gov/ Bio: Every week I bring you a new epic food adventure where I'll eat, review, and rate popular foods (from the latest and greatest to longtime regional specialties). If you consider yourself a foodie, come join me on Zeene's Epic Eatz to discover new nosh or see what I think of your favorite fare. VLOG: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1FUnrNdrLICBOxd2IKdYww This episode is sponsored by Culinary Historians of Northern California, a Bay Area educational group dedicated to the study of food, drink, and culture in human history. To learn more about this organization and their work, please visit their website at www.chnorcal.org If you follow my podcast and enjoy it, I'm on @buymeacoffee. If you like my work, you can buy me a coffee and share your thoughts

Aging in Style with Lori Williams
088. The (invisible) impact of Alzheimer's Disease in the Asian American Community

Aging in Style with Lori Williams

Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 16:31


May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – AAPI for short. To observe it, Tanesha Tyler-Carr returns to the podcast to discuss Alzheimer's stats as they pertain to the AAPI population. As the programs and services coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association: Dallas and Northeast Texas chapters, she brings her expertise to discuss unique challenges within this group. According to the Alzheimer Association's 2021 Facts and Figures Report, the AAPI population is less likely than other groups to have Alzheimer's. However, only 18% are aware of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Despite prevailing views that forgetfulness is a natural part of aging, it could be a precursor to Alzheimer's and should be taken seriously. Senior Services Expert Lori Williams and Tanesha Tyler-Carr discuss such stats, along with: -AAPI attitudes around medical practitioners and research studies -Beliefs on aging and cognitive decline - Other fascinating facts and figures Tanesha emphasizes that it's important to be an advocate for your health and to know the warning signs of Alzheimer's and dementia as a first defense against the disease. Topics discussed: -Alzheimer's and dementia -Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders -Mild cognitive impairment -Clinical trials for Alzheimer's -Alzheimer's Association -AAPI community -Systemic racism Takeaways from this episode: -Nearly 45% of Asian Americans believe that medical research is biased against people of color. They may be wary of becoming “guinea pigs” for clinical trials due to a history of systemic racism and discrimination in the U.S. -The Alzheimer's Association partners with the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging to help people in the AAPI community understand their risk for Alzheimer's and other types of dementia, and to address stigmas and cultural concerns. -Korean Americans may be at risk due to lifestyle factors such as high alcohol and tobacco use. Language barriers may also limit access to healthcare and insurance. Resources mentioned in this episode: 083. The true economic impact of Alzheimer's Disease: 2022 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures https://www.loriwilliams-seniorservices.com/aging-in-style-podcast/episode/29609f61/083-the-true-economic-impact-of-alzheimers-disease The Alzheimer's Association: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Alzheimer's https://www.alz.org/help-support/resources/asian-americans-and-alzheimers 075. How brain fitness slows down dementia and Alzheimer's disease https://www.loriwilliams-seniorservices.com/aging-in-style-podcast/episode/3a1051ca/075-how-brain-fitness-slows-down-dementia-and-alzheimers-disease To suggest a topic, be a guest or to support the podcast please email Lori@Loriwilliams-seniorservices.com For more senior resources and to sign up to the newsletter please visit: https://www.facebook.com/LoriWilliamsSeniorServices/ https://www.instagram.com/theloriwilliams/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/theloriwilliams/ https://loriwilliams-seniorservices.com/aging-in-style-podcast/

The Well Seasoned Librarian : A conversation about Food, Food Writing and more.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Carolyn Jung/Foodgal (Food Writer/Journalist): The Well Seasoned Librarian Podcast Season 7 Episode 6

The Well Seasoned Librarian : A conversation about Food, Food Writing and more.

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 85:32


This is an Encore Presentation of the Well Seasoned Librarian Podcast to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian American food writing has persisted and come into its own, this episode pays tribute to a variety of voices within an vast and diverse community. Here is but a representation of one out of many Asian American food writers you can read and follow. To Find out more about Asian American and Pacific islander Heritage Month go to the below website, there are some great links there. https://asianpacificheritage.gov/ bio Carolyn Jung is an award-winning food and wine writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the recipient of a James Beard Award for feature writing about restaurants/chefs, a Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism award of excellence for diversity writing, an award from the American Association of Sunday and Features Editors, and numerous first-place honors from the Association of Food Journalists, and the Peninsula Press Club. In 2015, she was named an IACP finalist for “narrative food writing.” She has judged a bevy of food contests, including the biggie of them all, the Pillsbury Bake-Off. For 11 years, she was the food writer/editor for the San Jose Mercury News. She also was a contributor to the “Good Living” section of Gourmet magazine, and to the book, “The Slow Food Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area.” Currently, she is a freelance food writer. Her work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco magazine, Silicon Valley magazine, EatingWell, Nob Hill Gazette, Coastal Living, Food Arts, Wine Spectator, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Plate magazine, Via magazine, East Bay Express, Oakland magazine, Alameda magazine, Edible Marin & Wine Country, Edible Silicon Valley, and other publications, including the online site, Tasting Table San Francisco. She ghost-writes and tests recipes for cookbook authors, as well as develops recipes for the Anova immersion circulator company. She lends expertise as a food industry/food trend consultant. In 2009, she served as a judge for the James Beard Foundation Cookbook Awards. Additionally, she hosts and helps coordinate chef cooking demos at Macy's. You can go to her wonderful blog "FoodGal" at this link https://www.foodgal.com/ This episode is sponsored by Culinary Historians of Northern California, a Bay Area educational group dedicated to the study of food, drink, and culture in human history. To learn more about this organization and their work, please visit their website at www.chnorcal.org If you follow my podcast and enjoy it, I'm on @buymeacoffee. If you like my work, you can buy me a coffee and share your thoughts

Fort Hood's Great Big Podcast
I Hope That I'm Bringing Honor to a Very Proud Group of People: Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

Fort Hood's Great Big Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 50:08


This week focuses on Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, and what it means to serve as an Asian American in the US Army. Inspiration, whether your own or for others, dedication, and what diversity means are all discussed. Since it is also the end of the month, this means that Blair from the Fort Hood Sentinel is back to talk Traveling Soldier. SUBMIT: FortHoodPAO@gmail.comFACEBOOK: /usagforthoodINSTAGRAM: @usagforthoodTWITTER: @usagforthoodAll music obtained, royalty free, through Filter by Songtradr: "Gun Metal Grey" - Delicious Allstars; "Learning By Doing" - Niklas OlovsoThis podcast is a production of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood and Fort Hood Public Affairs.

Eyes on Jesus with Archbishop Vigneron
Episode 30: A Pro-Life Response

Eyes on Jesus with Archbishop Vigneron

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 45:44


As we await a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in the Dobbs v. Jackson case on abortion, Archbishop Vigneron is joined by guest host Rebecca Mastee, a policy advocate with the Michigan Catholic Conference, to discuss the Church's response to abortion and efforts to support every woman, child, and family in need. 0:00 – Archbishop Vigneron and Mike greet each other and catch up on the past month. 1:06 – Mike asks Archbishop Vigneron to speak about the Year of Prayer for Priestly Vocations that was announced on Holy Thursday. 2:31 – Archbishop Vigneron invites listeners to attend the Holy Hour at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral that will officially begin the Year of Prayer at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 4. 2:45 – Archbishop Vigneron and Mike discuss Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the many contributions to both the universal and local Church made by our Asian and Pacific Islander brothers and sisters. 5:10 – Mike and Archbishop Vigneron welcome guest Rebecca Mastee, policy advocate with the Michigan Catholic Conference. 5:37 – Rebecca shares a little about her background and work with the Michigan Catholic Conference on issues of human life and dignity. 6:30 – Archbishop Vigneron, Mike and Rebecca discuss the upcoming Supreme Court decision on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization case and its potential impact for the nation and Michigan. 7:21 – Rebecca explains the background for this case and some of the public policy implications as well as the petition drive that seeks to enshrine a “right to abortion” in the Michigan constitution. 15:19 – Rebecca shares some resources for listeners seeking more information about both the petition drive as well as Dobbs v. Jackson. 16:15 – Mike asks Archbishop Vigneron to discuss the pastoral and spiritual implications of both Dobbs v. Jackson and the Michigan petition drive. 19:14 – Mike asks Archbishop and Rebecca to talk about some of the reaction to the leaked draft Supreme Court opinion and how Catholics should approach and respond to the heightened level of tension surrounding abortion issues on both spiritual and practical levels. 26:26 – Rebecca, Mike and Archbishop Vigneron talk about the forms of materiel support that the Church has available for women considering an abortion, most particularly the Walking with Moms in Need initiative. 35:48 – Rebecca discusses some of the work the Michigan Catholic Conference is doing to advocate for state funding for pregnancy resource centers and to assist pregnant women. 38:50 – Archbishop Vigneron answers listener questions about his favorite childhood storybook characters and the image that comes to mind when he thinks of God. 44:55 – Archbishop Vigneron closes the episode with a prayer and blessing.

Kappa Kappa Psi Presents
Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Maya Moran

Kappa Kappa Psi Presents

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 15:14


Welcome back to Season 4! Join editor & host, Ryan Smith, as he interviews Maya Moran, recent Life Brother from Alpha Zeta, about her mixed culture for Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Winnie Sun's Yes Factor
AAPI Advocacy and You with Katie Soo

Winnie Sun's Yes Factor

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 28:26


AAPI Heritage Month is here, and we're so excited to celebrate the stories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders of our community. Our country would not be the same without the contributions of these hard-working individuals, so it's important that we honor their achievements throughout history and in the present day. On this week's #YesFactor, we've brought in award-winning global media marketer and CMO of KiwiCo, Katie Soo, to talk about #AAPI advocacy and advancing leadership in today's workforce. It's a groundbreaking conversation you don't want to miss, so check it out here.

Writer's Bone
Episode 533: Joon Lee, ESPN Staff Writer and 'Around the Horn' Contributor 

Writer's Bone

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 39:54


Sportswriter Joon Lee joins Daniel Ford on the show to discuss about his path to journalism and sportswriting, the story he wrote about the mental health of minor baseball players, his work on "Around the Horn," what the media and the country needs to do to have more collaborative and constructive discussions about Asian American and Pacific Islander issues in the United States.   To learn more about Joon Lee, visit his official website, read his work on ESPN, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram.   Writer's Bone is proudly sponsored by Libro.fm, A Mighty Blaze podcast, Tennants Cove Writers, and Daniel Paisner's upcoming novel Balloon Dog.

Student Affairs NOW
The Pacific Islander Student Experience

Student Affairs NOW

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 67:45


Dr. Glenn DeGuzman sits down with Dr. Kehaulani Vaughn, Dr. Leilani Kupo, and Sefa Aina to talk story about the Pacific Islander student experience and the obstacles and challenges facing this often overlooked student population.

Raven Conversations
Raven Conversations: Episode 75 Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Raven Conversations

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022


May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and we invited a few guests to come in and share their experiences growing up in the United States as an Asian American and Pacific Islander. Capt. Laudy Choum, Capt. Tiffany Cadenhead and Sgt. 1st class Lance "Shimmy" Shimamoto talk about the challenges they had to overcome and the importance of observing Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

The Well Seasoned Librarian : A conversation about Food, Food Writing and more.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Encore Presentation Ann Mah (Kitchen Chinese,The Lost Vintage, Instantly French) The Well Seasoned librarian Podcast: Season 7 Episode 5

The Well Seasoned Librarian : A conversation about Food, Food Writing and more.

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 40:11


This is an Encore Presentation of the Well Seasoned Librarian Podcast to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian American food writing has persisted and come into its own, this episode pays tribute to a variety of voices within an vast and diverse community. Here is but a representation of one out of many Asian American food writers you can read and follow. To Find out more about Asian American and Pacific islander Heritage Month go to the below website, there are some great links there. https://asianpacificheritage.gov/ Bio Ann Mah is an American writer based in Paris and Washington, DC. Her articles on food and travel have appeared in the New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, the Washington Post, Vogue.com, Food52, Kitchn, BonAppétit.com, Best American Travel Writing, New York Times Footsteps, Washingtonian magazine, and other publications https://www.annmah.net/ This episode is sponsored by Culinary Historians of Northern California, a Bay Area educational group dedicated to the study of food, drink, and culture in human history. To learn more about this organization and their work, please visit their website at www.chnorcal.org If you follow my podcast and enjoy it, I'm on @buymeacoffee. If you like my work, you can buy me a coffee and share your thoughts

NEC Overtime! Pod
NEC Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Month: FDU's David Nguyen

NEC Overtime! Pod

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 15:09


The NEC's Adrian Barajas (@NECsports) talks with newly hired FDU women's head volleyball coach David Nguyen (@FDUKnights) as the NEC celebrates Asian America Pacific Islander Month. Nguyen talks about his experience coming to America at a young age, reflects on what his heritage means to him, and his volleyball career.

Something Scary
Fear and Legends from Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage

Something Scary

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 30:08


We're in the middle of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month. While many people are celebrating the beautiful culture, we're sinking our teeth into the community's spooky folklore. With thousands of years of tradition, superstition and myths, there are so many horror stories that have been passed down over the years. The most frightening part about these tales is that sometimes people don't believe them, and by the time they do, it's already too late.  First, deadly delusions Followed by terror on the Island Then, dying to survive  Finally in our featured story, see no evil  Download June's Journey free today on the Apple App Store or Google Play Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Well Seasoned Librarian : A conversation about Food, Food Writing and more.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Encore Episode: Michelle Tam (Nom Nom Paleo Let's Go 3/Nom Nom Paleo) The Well Seasoned Librarian Season 7 Episode 4

The Well Seasoned Librarian : A conversation about Food, Food Writing and more.

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 44:38


This is an Encore Presentation of the Well Seasoned Librarian Podcast to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian American food writing has persisted and come into its own, and pays tribute to a variety of voices within an vast and diverse community. Here is a representation of one out of many Asian American food writers you can read and follow. To Find out more about Asian American and Pacific islander Heritage Month go to the below website, there are some great links there. https://asianpacificheritage.gov/ Bio "I've always loved the sights and smells of the kitchen. My mother was (and is) an excellent cook, and as a kid, I was her little shadow as she prepared supper each night. From her, I gained a deep, abiding love for magically transforming pantry items into mouth-watering family meals. I wanted to be a flavor scientist, But I also had a long and torrid affair with chemically-enhanced, laboratory-concocted “foods” that continued into my college years. At Berkeley, I majored in Nutrition & Food Science because I wanted to become a flavor scientist and create lab-concocted “Frankenfoods” for a living. (Not kidding.) At the time, the faculty was packed with world-class biochemists and food researchers — all of whom were strong advocates of the low-fat dogma. Like a sponge, I soaked it all in, and modified my diet accordingly. Steak and eggs were out; bagels and crackers were in. In the summer of 2010, I made the decision to go Paleo—and when I decide to do something, I commit all the way. I immediately cut out all grains, legumes, sugar, and processed food from my diet, and read everything I could about the science behind the Paleo diet. I quit doing all the crazy cardio and starting doing CrossFit. I was all-in. And you know what? I feel great! After working graveyard shifts for more than a decade, I'd been mentally and physically lagging—but once I changed my diet, I found that my energy levels improved significantly, and my moods were sunnier, too. I was a nicer mommy. Paleo's the only approach that's managed to improve my body composition and fuel me with enough energy to wrangle two small boys, hold down a full-time night shift job(I recently quit after 12 years of working graveyard shifts at the hospital!), cook for a houseful of hungry cavepeople, lift heavy(ish) stuff in the gym, and maintain a food blog. A half-year after switching to a Paleo approach to nutrition, I started Nom Nom Paleo to chronicle my culinary adventures. Since the fall of 2010, I've been regularly posting recipes and writing about how to stay Paleo when eating out. I offer kitchen tips and review my favorite cooking gadgets. I'm all about the lazy, so I'm always looking for shortcuts to deliciousness." Website: https://nomnompaleo.com/ Nom Nom Paelo Let's Go 3 available on January 18 : https://www.amazon.com/Nom-Paleo-Lets-Go/dp/152486868X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3AJ69C7808OW4&keywords=nom+nom+paleo+cookbook&qid=1642019563&sprefix=nom+nom+paleo%2Caps%2C194&sr=8-1 If you follow my podcast and enjoy it, I'm on @buymeacoffee. If you like my work, you can buy me a coffee and share your thoughts

Dear Asian Americans
148 // Danny Taing // Founder & CEO - Bokksu // The Asian American Dream, In A Box!

Dear Asian Americans

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 53:49


Danny Taing, Founder & CEO of Bokksu, shares his journey from academia, tech, and eventually to founding Bokksu, a direct-to-consumer snack subscription and e-grocer highlighting snacks from Japan and beyond. Learn more at Bokksu.com and @bokksu everywhereMeet DannyDanny Taing is the Founder & CEO of Bokksu, a New York and Tokyo-based D2C snack subscription and e-grocer that delivers authentic Japanese food and lifestyle products to over 100 countries. Providing Japan's traditional makers with a platform to share their goods with a global audience, Bokksu is helping to support, preserve, and promote their craft, while making it easier for the rest of the world to discover, buy, and love authentic Japanese goods.The son of Cambodian-Chinese refugees, Danny was born in NYC and raised in NJ. He received a dual Bachelor's in Psychology and Communication, and a Master's in Sociology, all from Stanford University. He then worked as a marketing strategist at Google HQ. After that, he relocated to Japan for a position at Rakuten. It was there, during the four years he spent living and working in Tokyo, that he developed his deep love of Japanese food and culture (as well as met his wonderful husband). Following Rakuten, Taing returned to New York to study Computer Science at Columbia University. Inspired by his passion for Japanese culture, Asian-American representation, and entrepreneurship, Taing founded Bokksu in 2015 with $5,000 of his own savings. Utilizing every skill and contact he had, Taing was able to go from concept to launch in just three months, without an additional penny of outside funding. And he sold through his first run of boxes in less than a week. Today, the company is valued at $100M and employs a staff of 50, 80% of whom are BIPOC, female, and/or LGBTQ+; a metric Taing is particularly proud of.In his spare time, Danny is an avid rock climber, fierce board game competitor, and, along with his husband, anime binge-watcher.Meet BokksuBokksu delivers authentic Japanese food and lifestyle products to customers around the world. Founded by Danny Taing in 2015, the New York and Tokyo-based D2C company partners with traditional makers throughout Japan to share their craft with over 100 countries via its snack subscription service, curated market of premium lifestyle goods, and online Asian grocery store. By providing Japan's traditional makers with a platform to share their goods with a global audience, Bokksu is helping to support, preserve, and promote their craft, while making it easier for the rest of the world to discover, buy, and love authentic Japanese goods. Bokksu is a proudly LGBTQ+ and AAPI-owned company.Connect with Bokksuhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/bokksu/https://www.instagram.com/bokksu/https://www.facebook.com/bokksuhttps://twitter.com/bokksuhttps://www.tiktok.com/@bokksuThis episode is supported by Penguin Random HouseThis month and every month, Penguin Random House invites readers to uplift AANHPI stories and #RepresentAsianStories! Thanks to our friends at Penguin Random House, I added Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, Know My Name by Chanel Miller, and Fiona and Jane by Jean Chen Ho to my Asian American Book Shelf. We're also excited to read My Monster and Me by Nadia Hussain to our kids and to cook up amazing meals with recipes from Korean American by Eric Kim. For more incredible books by AANHPI authors, visit PRH.com/RepresentAsianStories! From page-turning fiction to hilarious memoirs, there's a book for everyone. Go to PRH.com/RepresentAsianStories to explore the lists!Today and everyday, support Asian American Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander authors and storytellers.// Support Dear Asian Americans:Merch: https://www.bonfire.com/store/dearasianamericans/Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/jerrywonLearn more about DAA Creator and Host Jerry Won:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerrywon/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jerryjwon/// Listen to Dear Asian Americans on all major platforms:Transistor.fm: http://www.dearasianamericans.comApple: https://apple.dearasianamericans.comSpotify: https://spotify.dearasianamericans.comStitcher: https://stitcher.dearasianamericans.comGoogle: https://google.dearasianamericans.com  Follow us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/dearasianamericans Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dearasianamericans Subscribe to our YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/dearasianamericans // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/Dear Asian Americans is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram.com: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Nutrition Made Easy
The Asian American-Pacific Islander (AAPI) Table

Nutrition Made Easy

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 31:26


May is Asian American-Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the perfect time to gather around the table to celebrate the uniqueness of the AAPI culture. Giant Food Associates Thu Huynh from the Healthy Living Team, Sujin Roberge from the Pharmacy team and Don Le from the produce and floral merchandising team share what it means to be Asian American and how their heritage influences their daily eating.     Show Notes:  Lucky Red Envelopes Thu 's Favorite Recipes (Vietnamese) https://recipecenter.giantfood.com/recipes/175827/turkey-bahn-mi-with-quick-pickled-vegetables  https://www.recipetineats.com/vietnamese-pho-recipe/  https://recipecenter.giantfood.com/recipes/175932/shrimp-summer-rolls  https://whiteonricecouple.com/vietnamese-iced-coffee-recipe/  https://www.hungryhuy.com/bo-kho-recipe-vietnamese-beef-stew/    Don's Favorite Recipes (Vietnamese) Vietnamese Square Sticky Rice Cake (Banh Chung) - Delightful Plate Fah Sung Thong (Peanut and Sesame Brittle) - Roti n Rice Authentic Vietnamese Beef Pho Noodle Soup (Phở Bò) - Delightful Plate Vietnamese Beef Stew Pho Noodle Soup (Pho Bo Sot Vang) - Delightful Plate   Sujin's Favorite Recipes (Korean) Traditional napa cabbage kimchi (Tongbaechu-kimchi: 통배추김치) recipe by Maangchi Teeokguk (rice cake soup)  Pan-fried rice cakes with sweet red bean filling (Bukkumi) recipe by Maangchi Spicy Korean BBQ Chicken (dak-kkochi: 닭꼬치) recipe by Maangchi   AAPI Resources: https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Resource_Libraries/AAPI_Resources.aspx https://stopaapihate.org/resources/ https://asianresource.indiana.edu/resources/AAPI%20resources.html https://will.illinois.edu/socialjusticelearning/topic/the-aapi-experience/early-childhood

Nightline
Full Episode: Wednesday May 18, 2022

Nightline

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 22:17


Investigators uncover missed warning signs around the Buffalo shooter suspect; Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander chefs speak on hate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Green Entrepreneur
How Asian-American Women Are Blazing New Paths in Cannabis

Green Entrepreneur

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 30:03


Despite stigmas, Asian American and Pacific Islanders are making a big difference in the cannabis industry. On this episode, we're joined by Eunice Kim, founder and CEO of HiVi, a digital cannabis product that matches people to the right cannabis products, and Judy Yee co-founder and CEO of K-Zen, a cannabis beverage company. They talk about why they got into cannabis and the challenges they've had to overcome.

True Stories of Good People
The Power of Stories: Joseph Gutierrez

True Stories of Good People

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 19:12


When Joseph Gutierrez moved to Nashville in 2017, he started to ask himself some honest questions about his new city. He wasn't sure what the city meant to him, and vice versa. To explore these questions further, he started to have conversations with other local folks from the Asian and Pacific Islander community, and realized there was an existing lack of awareness and understanding about their cultures and identities. In response to the rising anti-AAPI hate crimes following the pandemic, Joseph and his community felt compelled to do something to help—and they believed the power of stories had the opportunity to make a big difference.

In The Thick
The Rise of Anti-Asian Hate

In The Thick

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 30:29


Julio is joined by Jason Wu, public defender at the Legal Aid Society's Harlem Community Law Office, and Tiffany Diane Tso, freelance writer, editor, and co-founder of the Asian American Feminist Collective. They reflect on the rise in hate crimes targeting different Asian American communities, and how to build community safety beyond policing. They also get into the opportunity for multiracial solidarity in light of the increasing white supremacist violence in this country. ITT Staff Picks: “A year after the shootings, many additional attacks on Asian Americans have continued across the country, something activists view as part of the long tradition of violence and discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders woven through the nation's history,” by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang for PBS Newshour in April 2022. In this analysis of data from AAPI Data and Momentive, professors Janelle Wong and Sara Sadhwani found that “all racial groups experienced a hate crime over the first months of 2022 at very similar rates to one another.” “In interviews with more than a dozen community members — from shopkeepers to long term residents and elected officials — one particular sentiment coursed through the interviews: The systems that were supposed to protect people — from homeless people to the elderly and women — have failed Chinatown,” writes Lam Thuy Vo in this piece for Documented. Photo credit: AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura

Real Pink
Episode 169: Breast Cancer Can Happen to Anyone

Real Pink

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 16:39


During Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Susan G. Komen is encouraging Asian American women to prioritize their breast health and get regular screenings. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in Asian American and Pacific Islander women. Although Asian American women in the U.S. have similar screening mammography rates as Black, white and Hispanic women, they have more delays in follow-up care after an abnormal mammogram than white women. Today's guest, like many people, never imagined that receiving a breast cancer diagnosis was something that could happen to her. Eating healthy and being aware of risk factors and overall health has always been a part of her lifestyle and she and even serves as the General Counsel of Susan G. Komen, with no breast cancer in her family history. Yet, in April 2021, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Here today to share her story and the importance of regular screenings and mammograms is Eunice Nakamura. Eunice, welcome to the show!