Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism (n.): the coexistence of distinct, diverse cultures within a society.  A word that can encompass various definitions, the above definition only provides a broad, basic perspective that speaks little about individual experiences. For many in the APIDA community, this means navigating a hyphenated label (such as Vietnamese-American, Indian-American, etc.) that “defines” who we are.…

Round table talk #1: Coronavirus

In light of this difficult time, we asked our staff to answer a few questions and share their thoughts on this global pandemic, quarantine, local efforts and transnational combatting approaches. We hope to provide a platform for community support and urge folks to submit their work/thoughts to our open submissions form. Amanda: I am back…

Scattered

Port Louis, Mauritius.  Located just east of Madagascar, it’s a small island home to the most unlikely of people‒Indians and Chinese, with the majority of the population being Indian and Creoles, or those of mixed race.1 Tourists visit this little-known island to escape in its enchanting beaches and quaint resorts.  It’s also the place my…