12 episodes

Two young Asian Americans, Emilie and Zach, explore the issues inside the Asian American Pacific Islander community to bring awareness and education of AAPI topics and culture. From discussing topics like food, identity, stereotypes, and questions like “Where are you really from?”, join them as they embark on a journey into Asian America.

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Two young Asian Americans, Emilie and Zach, explore the issues inside the Asian American Pacific Islander community to bring awareness and education of AAPI topics and culture. From discussing topics like food, identity, stereotypes, and questions like “Where are you really from?”, join them as they embark on a journey into Asian America.

    12 - The Importance of the AAPI Vote with Kay Yu

    12 - The Importance of the AAPI Vote with Kay Yu

    In the SituAsian Room, Emilie, and Zach welcome Kay Yu, the Voter Protection Director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. Kay shares her story of “being her first client” fighting for her own citizenship and discusses the importance of civic engagement, voting, and how to vote in PA. Before the 2020 election (Nov 3), we want to stress how important it is for the AAPI community to vote!

    • 55 min
    11 - Asian American Voices Fighting COVID-19 Hate with Nydia Han

    11 - Asian American Voices Fighting COVID-19 Hate with Nydia Han

    In the SituAsian Room, Emilie, and Zach welcome Nydia Han to talk about the power of our voices as Asian Americans during the coronavirus era, standing against hate, being forever foreigners, and her signature series #ThisIsAmerica. Nydia Han is an Emmy award-winning television journalist and the creator of #ThisIsAmerica, a social media movement and three-part documentary series about racism.

    • 50 min
    10 - Law enforcement and Communities of Color with Rahat Babar

    10 - Law enforcement and Communities of Color with Rahat Babar

    This week in The SituAsian Room, Emilie, and Zach welcome Rahat Babar, Esq. to talk about the importance of building trust between communities of color and law enforcement, civil rights, and much more. Rahat is a strong advocate for the AAPI community as a former president of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania and a chair the Civil Rights Committee for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

    • 56 min
    09 - Running for Office with Dr. Michelle Au

    09 - Running for Office with Dr. Michelle Au

    This week in The SituAsian Room, Emilie, and Zach welcome Dr. Michelle Au who is running to be the first Asian American woman in the Georgia State Senate. Dr. Au discusses the need for public health in policy decisions, Asian American representation in government, and more. Dr. Au is an anesthesiologist and holds a Master’s in Public Health.

    • 54 min
    08 - Hollywood And Storytelling With Justin Ching

    08 - Hollywood And Storytelling With Justin Ching

    This week in The SituAsian Room, Emilie and Zach welcome Justin Ching to talk about Asian and minority representation in Hollywood, Justin’s production company J-school, intersectionalism, storytelling, and more. Justin Ching is a filmmaker, Forbes 30 Under 30 in Media, and has worked for Disney/ABC, Fox, and Youtube.

    Check out our show notes here: https://situasianroom.com/episode-8-hollywood-and-storytelling-with-justin-ching/

    Produced and Hosted by Emilie Villaverde and Zach Ng
    Edited by Kyle Hudson
    Music by Eway Sounds
    A Crimson Planet Media Production
    Distributed by KeystoneDigital.tv

    • 1 hr 29 min
    07 - Covering and Young Politics with Saira Salyani

    07 - Covering and Young Politics with Saira Salyani

    This week in The SituAsian Room, Emilie and Zach welcome Saira Saylani to talk about “covering” cultural aspects of ourselves and young politics. Saira is an activist who started her political career early in high school. Emilie and Zach also “Dish It Out” by exploring more Asian cuisines with tandoori chicken and Khao soi.

    Check out our show notes: https://situasianroom.com/episode-7-covering-and-young-politics-with-saira-salyani/

    Produced and Hosted by Emilie Villaverde and Zach Ng
    Edited by Kyle Hudson
    Music by Eway Sounds
    A Crimson Planet Media Production
    Distributed by KeystoneDigital.tv

    • 54 min

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