Activism

No meek Asians here. Whether in grassroots organizations, nonprofit groups, or government positions, Asian American women are making our voices heard.

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Lift Every Voice and Sing — A Tribute to Black History Month

Lift Every Voice and Sing — A Tribute to Black History Month

Lift every voice and sing,'Til earth and heaven ring,Ring with the harmonies of Liberty;Let our rejoicing riseHigh as the listening skies,Let it resound loud as the rolling sea.Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us,Sing a song full of the hope...

January 2021 Resource Roundup: Antiracist Books for Every Age Group

January 2021 Resource Roundup: Antiracist Books for Every Age Group

Happy New Year! We hope the new year has been treating you well so far — and that you’ve been keeping up with your resolutions. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to read more, and this year, many of us are resolved to become more antiracist. To help...

December 2020 Resource Roundup: Gift Guide Black-Owned Businesses

December 2020 Resource Roundup: Gift Guide Black-Owned Businesses

Finished your holiday shopping yet? Us neither. This holiday season, as we search for the perfect “gift that keeps on giving” for our loved ones, let’s continue to do our part and support Black-owned businesses. Here are a few gift ideas that we love. For the foodies...

Interview with Kisha A. Brown, Esq., Founder of Justis Connection

Interview with Kisha A. Brown, Esq., Founder of Justis Connection

As the first woman director of the Baltimore City Civil Rights Office, Kisha A. Brown is a true trailblazer. In 2018, she founded Justis Connection, the only online lawyer referral service exclusively showcasing the talent of Black lawyers. Only 5% of lawyers are...

November 2020 Resource Roundup: Five Black Artists We Admire

November 2020 Resource Roundup: Five Black Artists We Admire

At Mochi, we proudly amplify Asian American artists, entrepreneurs and other public figures on a regular basis. Because representation is political. Yet the push for more Asian representation in media is typically tied to capitalist gains (e.g., this year’s...

Debunking Every Myth About the ‘Asian American Vote’

Debunking Every Myth About the ‘Asian American Vote’

As Election Day looms closer and closer, people are asking questions that many never thought to ask before. For example: How will Asian Americans vote? An increasing number of articles from NBC to ABC to Zora detail how impactful the Asian American & Pacific...

Rock the Vote: Tips & Notes About Voting This November

Rock the Vote: Tips & Notes About Voting This November

Hey Mochi family! This is a quick PSA to tell you that your vote counts more than ever.  Voting rates among Asian American citizens remain low: During the 2016 presidential election only 49% of the eligible population turned up to the polls, in comparison with...

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