As a Korean immigrant from Beijing, China and naturalized citizen at the age of 14, advocating for first generation Americans has been a personal struggle as well as a passion project. In both encouraging the exchange of education between foreign and U.S born citizens, hopefully a new atmosphere for healthy discourse can emerge in our future generations.
As an ambassador for Rock the Vote, every day is a mission to engage our youth in our political system. Take the first step and register to vote here!
With this heated election year bringing some concerning viewpoints about immigration, citizenship and refugee policies into the forefront, it is absolutely my focus to start engaging minorities to exercise their right to vote.
Working with the Asian Pacific Islander American Vote, I have been able to reach countless Asian Americans within my community and stress the importance of representation.