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Tagged ‘Oakland’

Poverty Stricken

January 13th, 2012

I recently wrote a story for the East Bay Express about refugees from Burma who are now living in Oakland. A report out of San Francisco State University, headed by Professor Russell Jeung and in collaboration with Burma Refugee Family Network, indicates that this population continues to live in extreme poverty, with an unemployment rate […]


October 12th, 2011

I’m happy to share the news that a story I wrote for Hyphen, later re-printed in the Utne Reader, has been included in the latest edition of Women’s Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings, a textbook published by McGraw-Hill. The article, Color Me Nontoxic, is about a Vietnamese American woman, Uyen Nguyen, who started […]