Empowering Asians Between Cultures
The Asian Australian Project (AAP) is a not-for-profit initiative run by and for young Asian-Australians and more broadly, Asians Between Cultures (ABCs): those who grow up sharing cultural influences from both the East and the West.
Living in a multicultural society like Australia is a unique and often confusing experience for many ABCs. We want to help facilitate their journey in growing their awareness and understanding of the nuances of these unique cultural experiences while nurturing a surrounding network and community.
“The job of every generation is to discover the flaws of the one that came before it. That’s part of growing up, figuring out all the ways your parents and their friends are broken.” The quote from American-Australian writer Justine Larbalestier’s Zombies vs Unicorns,was printed in 2010 – just over ten years ago. At the […]
Something is festering in Australia. Its roots are deep and pervasive. The trail of destruction and harm it brings to our society and communities. It consumes people, even driving people to death.
When people I meet find out that I’m half Indian, they often say, ‘Oh but you don’t look Indian!’, as if it’s a compliment, and that I deserve to be congratulated for having light skin. The one thing that I have had to face growing up at the intersection of having mixed Asian heritage is […]
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