A Portal to Belonging

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.

  • 09/22/2020

Activist Pakou Hang: Growing leadership

Organizing Hmong-American farmers “at the nexus of history”

  • 09/01/2015

Sia Her: Cultural bridge builder

“The greatest challenge I as an American of Hmong descent have experienced in my life is that constant effort to be true to myself.”

  • 01/02/2015

2010 Changemaker: Hnub Tshiab

“People must first become personal agents of change in order to create social change.”

  • 12/02/2010

Language lessons

“… 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.”

  • 07/02/2010

Hmong family memoir

Kao Kalia Yang writes down her story “My impatient heart has been the most difficult thing to contend with as

  • 05/02/2008

2007 Changemaker: Pakou Hang

“We will never win if we don’t run. We have to try.”

  • 12/02/2007