Civic Engagement

Second Wave Podcast

A podcast from KUOW Public Radio and PRX follows Thanh Tan, UNAVSA-15 Keynote, as she uncovers how a war that ended decades ago is still affecting the Vietnamese community - listen here!...

Here & Queer: An LGBTQ+ Podcast

Compiled by the Civic Engagement Committee in honor of LGBT Pride Month | June 2018 UNAVSA is proud to present its very first podcast featuring Vu Thai (he/him/his) and Jen Nguyen (he/him/his). Listen in as Vu and Jen share their stories about growing up as a LGBTQ+...

Why I Vote

A piece by Kevin Le | August 6, 2018 Why I Vote. Voting gives voice. It gives us--as individuals and as a community--the opportunity to be heard. Fact: It was not until 1948 that all Asian Canadians were granted the right to vote in the federal election after the...

A Plea for Compassion

“You have to understand, no one puts their children in a boat unless the water is safer than the land.” - Warsan Shire A fierce debate over undocumented immigrants have swept the U.S. and stems from Trump’s Administration zero tolerance deportation practices. After...

Mental Health ResOURces

Compiled by the Civic Engagement Committee in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month | May 2018 Mental Health webinar video: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1UFIlLBKldncQiZ2yyXSx_VLO5sYvOAA3 Mental Health First Aid presentation:...