The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund 2009 Summer Legal Internship Program!

| January 13, 2009 - 4:31 pm

Tags: economic justice, education, housing, human rights, internships


The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), founded in 1974, is the first organization on the East Coast to protect and promote the legal rights of Asian Americans through litigation, legal advocacy, and community education.  For more information abou

Green Line-Yellow Line: Crossing the Culture Line

| August 11, 2008 - 6:15 pm

Tags: activism, DC, economy, housing, politics, poverty

I just moved to New York City. I never thought I would be saying those words but that's the truth- I did just move to New York City, the Big Apple, the home of about 16 million people, the city with the most languages being spoken at any given moment in the U.S. I was about to call one of the trains I was getting on recently the yellow line, and someone said whatever you do- don't call it the yellow line because you're from DC and that's what they do there. I heard that and I thought about the last conversation I had about the train lines in DC.

Economic Slavery: To the Tune of $213 Billion Dollars!

There Goes The Neighborhood: Young Adults & Gentrification

| July 18, 2007 - 7:07 pm

Tags: activism, gentrification, housing, race

Here is a repost of an article I wrote that was just published for WireTap Magazine about gentrification, race, young adults, and activism.

I'm currently working on an audio documentary about young folks & gentrification -- so if anybody wants to talk, shoot me an e-mail ( or take part in the poll after the jump.

Are you already Strapped?


Strapped: Why America's 20 and 30 somethings can't get ahead.

Great book; I read it in about 3 days. And I'd recommend it to anyone, so for this blog post, it is my recommendation to you.

Read a free excerpt over at and then go buy it.