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Mandy Ma

Mandy Ma Interview (English).docx.pdf
Mandy Ma shares her experience as a Korean American social worker supporting Korean elderly in the Greater Seattle Area during the pandemic. She also shares aspects of her personal life during quarantine and how she believes pandemic has affected our…

Dao Mai

Dao Mai Interview.docx.pdf
Vietnamese American who traveled to visit her dying father in Vietnam just as quarantine was imposed on foreign travelers. 2 week quarantine meant she missed seeing her dad before he died, missed his funeral.

Kalei'okalani (Rayann) Matsui

Kalei'okalani Matsui Interview.docx (1).pdf
Native Hawaiian Chinese African American works at Wing, teaches traditional NH dance. Talks about effect of pandemic on dance classes, adapting to online teaching, importance of breath and face to face contact in traditional NH culture

Tony Ngo

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College senior who grew up in Chinatown and came back during pandemic. Talks about love of neighborhood, effect of early pandemic on local businesses and social life, racial justice issues within APA community

Monyee Chau

Monyee Chau Interview.docx.pdf
Taiwanese American artist and activist, talks about love for CID (she grew up there), fears and hardships during early days of pandemic, making artwork to support the neighborhood and BLM, race/identity issues among APA communities

David True

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Mixed race Japanese American doctor who serves patients in long-term care facilities, talks about being at Life Care in Kirkland right before the outbreak there, cons and pros of telemedicine, PPE shortages

Sharon Chang

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photographer/journalist who documented empty streets in early days of pandemic, mask stigma, intergenerational immigrant businesses. Also talks about her son's experience of anti-Asian covid-related bullying and the school's (mostly positive)…

Yin Yu and Rachtha Danh

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A couple living in the Chinatown International District who have been long-time advocates and staunch allies of their communities. Yu is a Taiwanese immigrant who settled in Mukilteo, who among many other accomplishments most recently founded Humbows…