Meet Vanessa Leong. She is spearheading the social media fund-raising element for One Home Many Hopes. This is an organization that working to improve the lives of orphaned girls in Mtwapa, Kenya. “Mudzini Kwetu” uses education and family support as ways to lift these children out of cyclical poverty. Today, there are 35 parentless girls […]
Meet Joe Chang, who just returned from vacationing in Thailand and Vietnam. Yes, he has a big smile on his face when not yawning from jetlag. He loved it: The weather, the culture, the food, the nightlife. Joe is a single 30-year-old Korean-American, born in Vancouver, WA and never lived outside of Washington state. He […]
Meet the “Wassup” boys eight years later. These bud beer commercials were hugely popular in mainstream American. Now, eight years later, a sobering perspective of the state of affairs. Another example of how Obama dominates the messaging on the internet.
Meet Scott Oki, an inspiring community activist and philanthropist. Recently, I had the privilege of working with Scott during the Korean-American Coalition (KAC) national convention, where he volunteered to be one of the keynote speakers. Inspirational and articulate, Scott spoke of the need for “personal integrity”, particularly among our youth. Growing up in Seattle, […]
Meet Karl Fisch, an innovator in education around the field of constructivism and use of technology to foster student-cetered classrooms. In August 2005 his Arapahoe High School in Colorado received funding for a proposal that was innovative, forward-looking, included a technology component, and not “education as usual.” The result took the education world by […]
MeetKendall and MeetJohnSong have conducted a poll following each of the three 2008 presidential debates, as well as the lone vice presidential debate. Both of us are very engaged in these elections, with one supporting Senator MCain and the other supporting Senator Obama. Yet, our polls consistently favored the Democratic candidates: First Presidential debate: Obama […]
Meet Carlos Lascano. He is a multi-faceted artist. I’ll let his work explain. I’ve included a link rather than embedding a video here so you can watch in full screen HD on vimeo. Click on image below and enjoy.