And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America.
I lost both my parents in the COVID-19 era. How do I reopen my own life?
“I don’t know what’s going to happen next. No one does. We make our choices and we live with them. I do know that I can’t imagine not having made the trip to see my siblings, bury our father, and grieve together. Whatever happens with the pandemic, we all need each other; we need to work hard and ask the right questions; we need to be honest and not afraid.”
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Filipino nurses battled discrimination to work in the U.S. Now they fight for PPE.
Maybe you’ve noticed: there are a lot of Filipino nurses working in our hospitals. The story of why Filipino nurses came to this country is the legacy of a very long colonial history between the U.S. and the Philippines.
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Research Survey: Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health for Asian/Asian Americans
Lydia Ahn and Mira An, researchers at University of Maryland, College Park, are conducting a study on the impact of COVID-19 and racism on mental health for East Asian/Asian Americans, and are looking for folks to take part. Participation will require completing a confidential online self-report survey (approximately 20 minutes) at your convenience. If you are East Asian/Asian American, age 18 and older, and would like to help out with this research, complete the survey here.
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