SCADA Weekly Newsletter
Sunday May 17th, 2020
Message from President
What did you enjoy the most about Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) culture? As for me, I love cooking different AAPI food.
We hope to continue enlightening you on AAPI heritage by offering recommendations on what to read and watch.
Stay home and be entertained!
The Journey of a Lifetime
starts with the turning of a page.
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
by Anne Fadiman
This nonfiction book explores the clash between a small county hospital in California and a refugee family from Laos
over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lia’s parents and her doctors both wanted what
was best for Lia, but the lack of understanding between them led to tragedy.
Asian Deaf Owned Small Business Spotlight
Orange by J&S
Asian Deaf owners, Josephine and Syd create their earrings out of polymer clay and sell them on their Instagram.
Check their Instagram and be amazed by their chunky and fun earrings! They do offer custom orders.
What to Watch:
PBS Asian Americans
This 3-part television series discusses the enriched history of identity, contributions, and challenges experienced by
Asian Americans who lived in the US way back in 1840’s. It’s important to remember who we are as Asian Americans
as we are celebrating the Asian American and Pacific Islander Month. It is available to watch for free till June 9.
To view, check this website out!
Self Care: Let yourself rest.
DIY Face Masks for Asian Skin
Why is Asian skin different from others? Asian skin is unique that requires special care that is most effective.
It is very important to understand our skin better and know what works on our skin.
There are four things that we need to know about the affects on our skin that are:
Hyperpigmentation, Hypopigmentation, Oiliness, and Acne.
Here’s the link you can learn to take a good care of your skin.
To learn more about the benefits of DIY Face Masks for Asian Skin, here’s the link you can read.
Here are several DIY face masks you can explore and have fun making.
1.) DIY Rice Water
I scream for ice cream!
3-ingredient Matcha Ice Cream
Angel Wong’s Kitchen
Just 3 ingredients to make Matcha Ice Cream!?!
Too good to be true, but surely enough, it sounds easy and simple! So, why not?
Summer is coming soon so it’s perfect time to learn something new and chilly!
Here’s the YouTube video of Angel Wong’s Kitchen you can watch.
Creativity is Intelligence having Fun!
Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity, and Stereotypes
This film, Drawn Together, traces the fascinating journey of three comic creators who challenge
the notion of race, appearance, and gender stereotypes through cartoons, comics, and cosplay.
You can watch it on Youtube and yes, it has closed captions! If you love comics and creativity, check it out!
Want to Share ASL Stories?
This is your opportunity to sign stories in American Sign Language!
Great for kids to watch and stay entertained during this period.
Do you want to submit your storytelling vlogs?
Please contact [email protected] for more information and guidelines.
We would love to see more Asian stories in ASL!
Recommend a feature? Email [email protected]
Created by PR Director, Lan Ngo