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The forgotten history of what California stole from Black families

The Guardian - September 25, 2022

The urban garden transforming lives after prison: 'I'm finally free'

The Guardian - August 7, 2022

'Buddhism in Spanish is here': the Latino monks building a unique community

The Guardian - April 15, 2022

Young Asian American Buddhists are reclaiming narrative after decades of white dominance

NBC Asian America - July 9, 2021

Moving in: Unhoused people are tired of waiting

The Christian Century - May 19, 2021

A guide to combatting anti-Asian racism — from relationships to the workplace

NBC Asian America - May 7, 2021

Millennial and Gen Z Buddhists created an online forum to explore their identity

Washington Post - January 29, 2021

Who shows up when you call 911?

The Christian Century - January 19, 2021

The Asian American Christian Collaborative's efforts to combat anti-Asian racism in the church

The Christian Century - October 20, 2020

Asian Americans face dual challenges: Surging unemployment and racism

NBC Asian America - July 31, 2020

Muslim voters are getting organized for the 2020 election

The Christian Century - June 4, 2020

Despite black Catholicism's rich history, African American priests are hard to find

Angelus Magazine - March 6, 2019


Listening to the Buddhists in Our Backyard

Tricycle - June 9, 2022

Buddhist temple attacks rise as COVID-19 amplifies anti-Asian bias

Religion News Service - December 10, 2020

Stressed by Covid, online seekers discover Buddhism's calming presence

Religion News Service - November 10, 2020

Reckoning with race, Black Buddhists seek space for healing in the dharma

Religion News Service - September 28, 2020

Japanese American Hiroshima victim on the reality of being bombed by his own country

NBC Asian America - August 6, 2020

For Filipino American nurses on the COVID-19 front lines, faith is stronger than fear

Angelus Magazine - July 16, 2020

What we can learn about resilience from indigenous leaders

Yes! Magazine - April 24, 2020

Asian Americans report over 650 racist acts over last week, new data says

NBC Asian America - March 26, 2020

As coronavirus spreads, Asian Americans report spike in racism

California Health Report - March 9, 2020

A place for homeless families to sleep in their cars: How a group of interfaith partners is making use of their idle parking lots

The Christian Century - January 9, 2020

Predatory fines: How a traffic ticket can lead to homelessness

The Christian Century - November 22, 2019

Meditation apps proliferate, even if what they provide is not enlightenment

Religion News Service - October 15, 2019

How this campus ministry is tackling student homelessness

Sojourners - September 20, 2019

A woman's place—at the mosque: How American Muslim women are transcending barriers to leadership

The Christian Century - July 9, 2019

Inspired in part by Malcolm X, Orange County Muslims travel to distant prisons to minister to inmates

Los Angeles Times OC - April 15, 2019

Creative duo reimagines the Bible for a visual generation

Religion News Service - March 18, 2019

More than 700 sign student petition to add Asian American studies classes

Los Angeles Times OC - February 1, 2019

Buddhist monk finds digital road to the Latino world

Religion News Service - January 7, 2019

Agency makes it easier for Asian American families to foster children

Los Angeles Times OC - December 13, 2018

Historic Los Angeles church, once an activist hub, seeks new life

The Christian Century - December 12, 2018

Shrine to Vietnamese Lady of La Vang rises in Southern California

Religion News Service - November 16, 2018

Congressional battleground expands to historically conservative Little Saigon

NBC Asian America - October 29, 2018

Orange County Latinos are finding solace in Buddhism

Los Angeles Times OC - October 15, 2018

How a Sikh tradition inspired a program that gives 1,000 burritos to the homeless each week

NBC Asian America - September 24, 2018

New religious order takes on LA's homeless crisis

Angelus Magazine - September 12, 2018

California churches address housing crisis

The Christian Century - August 22, 2018

A down payment on making hajj easier for Muslim women

Religion News Service - August 11, 2018

Young women seek a nun's life with a joyful Vietnamese order

Los Angeles Times - June 15, 2018

Southern California mosques welcome rising number of Latino Muslims

The Christian Century - April 9, 2018

Refugees who left post-war Vietnam document their journeys in 'Viet Stories'

NBC Asian America - April 5, 2018

Activists seek to preserve historic Japanese-American site involved in possible sale

NBC Asian America - March 26, 2018

Advocates fight to save grant that helps preserve the history of World War II internment

NBC News - March 14, 2018

Bishop ordained to be a 'bearer of light' to O.C.'s Vietnamese Catholics

Los Angeles Times - December 27, 2017

The only active Vietnamese-American bishop wants to help bring diversity to the Church

NBC Asian America - October 23, 2017

Want to see the Catholic Church's future? Go to mass in the fast-growing Diocese of Orange

Los Angeles Times OC - October 5, 2017

Garden Grove family wins battle with government bureaucracy in effort to get life-saving treatment for mother

Los Angeles Times OC - September 28, 2017

Some laundry love for homeless and needy families in Huntington Beach

Los Angeles Times - July 25, 2017

Latino Muslims find home at mosque led by Cambodian refugees

NBC Asian America - July 13, 2017

Muslim-American Manzanar pilgrimage finds parallels between internment, modern day

NBC Asian America - May 4, 2017

Jails serve immigrants and inmates: A look inside O.C.'s immigrant detention system

Los Angeles Times Weekend - July 29, 2016

Group lends an ear and a helping hand to immigrant detainees

Los Angeles Times Weekend - July 29, 2016

How O.C. parents led the groundwork for school desegregation in the U.S.

Los Angeles Times - April 20, 2016

Activists are asking the U.S. for a stamp honoring Japanese American soldiers during WWII

Los Angeles Times - March 22, 2016

Tufts University acquires Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter's papers

Bay State Banner - December 10, 2016

The Gospel of Amy-Jill Levine: The life and times of a Jewish New Testament scholar

Moment Magazine - November/December 2013

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