Photos: Imagined Futures Conference, Little Tokyo

This afternoon four of us at Pacific Ties attended the Imagined Futures Conference at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo.  It was a free one-day conference to inspire and network with Asian Pacific Islander American artists of all disciplines. Nakamura’s presentation was really inspiring.  We’re at an exciting point in time in which…

API environmentalist Dorothy Le’s thoughts on minorities and the green movement

Vietnamese American Dorothy Le, 24, is a 2007 UCLA alumna who majored in Environmental Science and minored in Geography/Environmental Studies.  As an undergraduate, she led E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity, an environmental and social justice organization at UCLA and was involved in the  UC Divestment Taskforce, The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF), and the Statewide Sustainable Transportation…

Joe Wong on Letterman

Comedian Joe Wong made his debut appearance on the Late Show Friday night. Joe Wong immigrated to the US from China in 1995 and is now a fixture at comedy clubs in the Boston/New England area. I love how his jokes are funny – without using the race card.  Some comedians make it their objective…