Graduate student and activist Frances Huynh shares about her passions for social justice and building healthy communities. Frances also discusses the model minority myth, Chinatown’s working class residents, and rewriting history to accurately include Asian Americans. (Intro: Off the Sidelines)
Frances Huynh is constantly looking for ways to grow and learn. Her passions in social justice, community building, and public health include improving the quality of health(care) for low-income communities of color, advocating patient-centered care and preventive care, building healthy communities through challenging gentrification and the lack of affordable housing, and conscious/ethical consumerism (food and clothes) in relation to sustainability, labor, and health. Frances is currently a MPH (Community Health Sciences)-MA (Asian American Studies) candidate at UCLA.