Christine Johnson, Candidate for San Francisco Supervisor District 6, joins the podcast to talk about her growing up story, why she loves local politics and is running for the supervisor position, and how she plans…

Sri Kulkarni, Congressional Candidate in Texas-22 and long-time foreign service officer, shares his story growing up in rough neighborhoods, serving the United States abroad for more than a decade, and how his campaign outreach has…

Jenn Fang, founder of Reappropriate.co, the longest running blog on Asian-American feminism and race activism, joins the podcast to share her personal story and experience with racism, early days of Asian-American online activism, the genesis of…

Oxford Kondo, co-founder and team member of Plan A Magazine, an Asian-American identity focused online magazine, joins the podcast to talk about his journey into AAPI identity issues the origin of Plan A Magazine, WMAF,…

Kimberly Yam, Editor at Asian Voices of the Huffington Post joins the podcast to share her journey, from being ashamed of her Asian heritage, to discovering Hideki Matsui and becoming proud of her identity, to…

Jiayang Fan, correspondent and writer for the New Yorker covering China, U.S. and Asian-America, joins the podcast to talk about her upbringing, her Chinese American dual identity, how to write for the New Yorker, how…

Karthick Ramakrishnan, founder and director of the AAPI Data Project and associate dean of the UC Riverside School of Public Policy, joins the Model MAJORITY Podcast, to talk about the genesis, goal, findings, and future…

Simon Tam, founder and bassist of the first and only all Asian-American dance rock band, The Slants, re-joins the podcast (previous appearance Episode 26) one year after his Supreme Court victory to update us on…

Rohan Kumar joins the podcast to talk about the future of AAPI Democratic politics, running for office, and contends that the AAPI community isn’t as unified as we need it to be. Be sure to follow…

Dave Min former candidate for CA45 joins Kevin for the interview, and talks about what it’s like to be a first-time candidate running in a district where AAPI voters could swing the general election. With…

Lily Qi, candidate for Maryland State Delegate, joins the podcast to talk about her journey from experiencing China’s Cultural Revolution, to studying and working in America, to being the first Asian-American appointed Assistant Chief Administrative…

Vivian Yee, national immigration correspondent at the New York Times, talks about how she got into journalism, her coverage of the rising Asian-American presence and influence in Orange County, and how she covers complex human…

Jaweed Kaleem, national race and justice correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, talks about how he got interested in journalism, his methodology and approach to covering race, ethnicity and civil rights in America, and what…

Harin Contractor, former economics advisor to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, joins the podcast. Kevin and Harin get wonky about some disturbing trends buried in the AAPI jobs numbers. Harin also talks about his work as chair of…

Wrap up coverage of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, plus Tony and Kevin share their opinions and thoughts on the Santa Fe High School shooting, latest development on Net Neutrality, and the Trump-Kim…

Ke Lam, Reentry Coordinator at the Asian Prisoner Support Committee, joins Kevin on the sideline of the 2018 API Policy Summit in Sacramento, CA, to share his incredible story from a refugee, to an inmate,…