Count Me In featured on ANGRYASIANMAN

UCLA’s very own Count Me In campaign, which successfully got all the UC schools to disaggragate data on AAPI students, was featured on angryasianman’s Top 30 under 30 most influential people for the month of May! Congrats to: Soetheara Chhay, Lisa Chorn, Christine Corrales, Craig Ishii, Alex Lowe, Jason Osajima, Tina Park, Kevin Peanh, Melissa…

Cool API environmentalist: Sanjayan

As Earth Day approaches, environmentalists across the country are encouraging people to think green. Have you ever noticed that most Americans in the green movement are white? Sanjayan, a Sri Lankan American, is a lead scientist at the Nature Conservancy and one of the few high-ranking people of color in his field.  He comments on…

The battle over Carpinteria High’s mascot

The LA Times and Santa Barbara Independent, among other newspapers, recently covered a local debate involving cultural stereotypes, school pride, and history.  Eli Cordero, a junior of Chumash descent, has pushed to remove Native American imagery at Carpinteria High. The LA Times reports: Eli sees “Warriors” as an ethnically neutral name, but he said the images have…