The Church and My Filipino Mom

We talked about my mom's experiences with the Catholic Church from when she was a little girl in the Philippines to now as a grandmother in the United States.

Typhoon Haiyan

This is an interview I had with my grandmother over the events of Typhoon Haiyan.

A Filipino parent’s solution to bullying.

Brothers recount a bullying incident in elementary school. An older teen was taking the boy’s lunch every day. This is a story (many families have very similar stories)... about how this family (and the school district) managed the problem of...

Mom’s childhood story.

Florentina talked about when she was young and working as a farmer at a really young age. She mentioned why she did not attend college because of not having enough money so she decided to work as a maid to...

A visit with my aunt

I discovered my family history by chance on a visit to Los Angeles. My aunt Linda tells me the history of the Juachon family.

My Sisters College Experience

I talk with my sister about her college experience and her journey from high school to college and how she made friends. And different ways which Coronavirus affected her school year.

What’s It Like To Be A First-Generation Child In America

Catherine interviews her dad, Roderick Pablo, about his life of being a first-gen child here in America. She seeks to know how life was for him and the family.

Janelle Spencer-Ramirez and her Grandpa talk about his life before emigrating to Chicago and his life in Chicago

In this inteview with my grandpa, Autemio B. Ramirez, 76 years old, we talked about his life in the Philipines before he emigrated to the United States and his life after he emigrated. We saw the similarities and differences between...

Emily Liebau #MyAAPIStory

Your identity is something you should be able to embrace; but it's not always the simplest thing to understand. This is my spoken word dedicated to the empowerment I've found through the never ending journey of learning about my Asian...

“I even told myself I wanted to become a carpenter.”

Since he was young, my dad aspired to become a carpenter and build infrastructure where he grew up, a city called Zamboanga City that was not so urbanized as it is today. He did not envision moving to a new...

Boy Scouts in the Philippines

Gary Gell grew up in the Philippines during the Vietnam war, and had many adventures and stories about his young life. In this interview 15 year old Campbell Hall student Jeremiah Gell interviews his father Gary Gell on January 7th...

Shailyn Schaefer and her boyfriend Matthew Buizon talk about his life growing up as an Asian-American in the United States.

In this interview, conducted virtually in November 2021, Shailyn Schaefer (17) interviews her boyfriend Matthew Buizon (19) about his childhood growing up as an Asian-American being Filipino and American. Matthew shares his thoughts on the Filipino community and explains his...

Grandpa War Interview

My grandpa and I talk about his time in Vietnam. We also delve into how he adjusted to life after the war and if he kept in contact with people from his unit.

Life From Pampanga, Philippines to Orange, California

In this interview, conducted on April 20, 2019 in Orange, California, Mya Naguit (19) interviews her father, Manny Naguit (59) about the duration of his life from Pampanga, Philippines to Orange, California. Mr. Naguit shares insights into his memories as...

The Love and Warmth Only a Mother Can Provide

I interviewed my grandmother, born and raised in the Philippines, about her life. She talked about my grandfather, how it was like raising her children in the Philippines, how my dad was like when he was younger, the level of...

Talking to Lolo
November 25, 2017 App Interview

Just me asking my grandfather a few questions about his life.