Episodes

062 // Eunsoo Jeong // Artist + Creator - @Koreangry // One Way Ticket To Life

July 24, 2020

Meet Eunsoo Jeong, the creator of Koreangry, a comic and zine project she started in 2016 after the US Elections as a way to express her emotions from her perspective as a Korean American immigrant. She joins Jerry to share …

061 // Kim and Vanessa Pham // Co-Founders - Omsom // Startup Sisters

July 21, 2020

Kim and Vanessa Pham, the powerhouse sister duo behind the hot food startup Omsom, come together with Jerry to share their thoughts and perspectives on each other's episodes, their growth as sisters in building Omsom togethe…

060 // KJ Roelke // Worship & Creative Director - Schweitzer Church // Joon-Tae Forever

July 17, 2020

Meet KJ Roelke, Worship and Creative Director and Schweitzer Church and Freelance Creative from Springfield Missouri. Jerry speaks to KJ about his experience as a transracially adopted, disabled Korean-American in an interra…

059 // Kim Pham // Co-Founder - Omsom // "She's a Rockstar!" - Vanessa Pham

July 14, 2020

Meet Kim Pham, Co-Founder of Omsom on Episode 058 of Dear Asian Americans. Kim is one-half of the amazing Vietnamese American sister duo behind the hot food start-up Omsom! Hear Jerry's conversation with Kim to hear about he…

058 // Vanessa Pham // Co-Founder - Omsom // "We Were Meant To Be Co-Founders" - Kim Pham

July 14, 2020

Meet Vanessa Pham, Co-Founder of Omsom on Episode 058 of Dear Asian Americans. Vanessa is one-half of the amazing Vietnamese American sister duo behind the hot food start-up Omsom! Hear Jerry's conversation with Vanessa to h…

057 // Dear Asian Americans, Let's Fill Out The Census

July 10, 2020

Jerry chats with Jenny Aramony, Kawe Mossman-Saafi, and Gloria Wang Shawber to learn more about the Census, its importance and impact within in the Asian American community, and the people who are working hard to make sure w…

056 // Joon Lee // Staff Writer - ESPN // Context over Content

July 7, 2020

Meet Joon Lee, a sports writer currently at ESPN and formerly of The Bleacher Report, The Washington Post, and The Boston Herald. Hear the story of how a young Korean immigrant grew up to love baseball and Boston sports and …

055 // Israa Nasir // Founder - Well.Guide // Let's Talk About Mental Health

July 3, 2020

Meet Israa Nasir, Founder of Well.Guide, Psychotherapist, and Mental Health Advocate. We have a very timely and relevant discussion about mental health within the Asian American community in light of COVID-19, Black Lives Ma…

054 // David Kim // Candidate - United States Congress CA-34 // Community First - Financial Freedom, Love, and Justice For All

June 30, 2020

Meet David Kim, candidate for United States Congress in California's 34th District running as a Democrat on the platform of Financial Freedom, Love, and Justice For All. Listen as he shares with us his life story through his…

#LettersForBlackLives - Khmer // Read by Brandy Myers // #BlackLivesMatter

June 30, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Khmer. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Khmer Team. Read by Brandy Myers. Video available on Instagram, Facebook,…

#LettersForBlackLives - Hindi // Read by Aishwarya Bhadouria // #BlackLivesMatter

June 30, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Hindi. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Hindi Team. Read by Aishwarya Bhadouria. Video available on Instagram, Fa…

#LettersForBlackLives - Indonesian // Read by Silvia Lin // #BlackLivesMatter

June 30, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Indonesian. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Indonesian Team. Read by Silvia Lin. Video available on Instagram, F…

#LettersForBlackLives - Tagalog // Read by Rhodette Grace Saguid // #BlackLivesMatter

June 30, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Tagalog. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Tagalog Team. Read by Rhodette Grace Saguid. Video available on Instagr…

#LettersForBlackLives - Vietnamese // Read by Thuy Phan // #BlackLivesMatter

June 18, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Vietnamese. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Vietnamese Team. Read by Thuy Phan. Video available on Instagram, Fa…

#LettersForBlackLives - Chinese Cantonese // Read by Joann Wu // #BlackLivesMatter

June 12, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Chinese - Cantonese. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Chinese Team. Read by Joann Wu. Video available on Instagra…

#LettersForBlackLives - Chinese Mandarin // Read by Chloe Gong // #BlackLivesMatter

June 12, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Chinese - Mandarin. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Chinese Team. Read by Chloe Gong. Video available on Instagr…

#LettersForBlackLives - Tamil // Read by Nantha Rajdenran // #BlackLivesMatter

June 10, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Tamil. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Tamil Team. Read by Nantha Rajendran. Video available on Instagram, Faceb…

#LettersForBlackLives - Burmese // Read by Waikhine Phu // #BlackLivesMatter

June 9, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Burmese. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Burmese Team. Read by Waikhine Phu. Video available on Instagram, Faceb…

#LettersForBlackLives - Korean // Read by Lala Park // #BlackLivesMatter

June 9, 2020

A reading of the Letters for Black Lives translated into Korean. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Translated by the #Translation-Korean Team. Read by Lala Park. Video available on Instagram, Facebook, …

#LettersForBlackLives - English // Read by Jerry Won // #BlackLivesMatter

June 9, 2020

A reading of the original English version of the Letters for Black Lives. Written and edited by the Letters For Black Lives Team. Read by Jerry Won of Dear Asian Americans. Video available on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube…

053 // Dear Asian Americans, Black Lives Matter

June 4, 2020

Join us as we share a candid conversation with Asian American community leaders from the Twin Cities and beyond as we share more of what's happening on the ground, why #BlackLivesMatter should matter to Asian Americans, and …

052 // Tyler Ham Pong // Actor, Writer, Filmmaker // Asian American Film Lab 72 Hour Shootout

May 29, 2020

Meet Tyler Ham Pong, actor, writer, and filmmaker who started out his career in Canada, trained in New York City, and now calls Los Angeles Home. Tune into hear about Tyler's journey in acting, filmmaking, and organizing the…

051 // AJ Rafael // Singer, Songwriter, Creator // More Than Music

May 26, 2020

Meet AJ Rafael, a singer, songwriter, and creator who has been entertaining an entire generation of Asian American for the past 15 years. Tune into hear AJ's true motivation for his singing, how his tribe has supported his p…

050 // Ted + Yong Kim // Co-Owners - Seoul Sausage Company // Brotherhood + Business

May 16, 2020

Meet Ted & Yong Kim, the powerhouse brotherhood behind Seoul Sausage Company. We bring the duo back together to share their reactions and thoughts about each other's interviews and to share business insight, wisdom, and pers…