As a Korean immigrant born in Beijing, China and naturalized citizen at the age of 14, advocating for first generation Americans has been an integral aspect of my self discovery and growth. In encouraging the exchange of respect and appreciation between foreign and U.S born citizens, hopefully a new atmosphere for healthy discourse can emerge within 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 the 2017 election year bringing some honest, new viewpoints about immigration, citizenship and refugee policies into the forefront, it has become my focus to start engaging minorities to exercise their right to vote and exercise their civic duties.
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.