They remind me that I am not alone — that I am living in space and time with individuals who have survived the unimaginable, who believe still in the goodness of people, and the value of being alive.
Organizing Hmong-American farmers “at the nexus of history”
“The greatest challenge I as an American of Hmong descent have experienced in my life is that constant effort to be true to myself.”
“People must first become personal agents of change in order to create social change.”
“… my Hmong is not as good. I’m not saying exactly what the teacher is saying. My mom asks if I’m telling her everything.”
Kao Kalia Yang writes down her story “My impatient heart has been the most difficult thing to contend with as
“We will never win if we don’t run. We have to try.”