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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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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...

October 2020 Resource Roundup: 9 Black Activists to Follow on Instagram

October 2020 Resource Roundup: 9 Black Activists to Follow on Instagram

No longer just an app for food pictures and selfies, Instagram (IG) has grown into a powerful social media platform for activism. This summer, “Black Lives Matter” chants filled both our streets and our IG feeds, bringing recognition to Black activists and organizers,...

If We Defund the Police, Who Will We Call?

If We Defund the Police, Who Will We Call?

Over the past month, there has been increasingly less media coverage of the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and associated protests against police brutality and systemic racism. And yet, another horrifying video of violence against a Black person has gone viral:...

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