The moment I read the email offering me a spot at YASI, I grew extremely thrilled at the thought of having my first internship. And now here I am, week 6 of YASI. This has been such a memorable and incredible experience. Coming to work has truly been a pleasure. Every weekday for the past […]Read more "MY YASI 2021 EXPERIENCE – BY AMISHA TEMAL"
When I saw that I got matched to YASI, I was hesitant about taking it because I had a bad experience with a past opportunity where all we did was sit back and listen to presentations. There was minimal engagement probably due to the fact that there were a little over 70 participants. I joined […]Read more "Misconception (MY YASI EXPERIENCE) – BY LEXE MEJIA"
I was unsure as to what exactly I was going to do at YASI when I got paired with this organization. I knew it had to do with advocacy and that in previous years, it was held in Brooklyn. I also saw that they had a lawyer come here and I thought it might be […]Read more "MY YASI EXPERIENCE – BY JANELY CRUZ"
This past year we’ve experienced some tumultuous events throughout our nation. The widespread of the corona virus took us all by surprise and we were forced to adjust to a new way of life. As the year 2020 progressed, we also witnessed our country succumbing to the battle of racial injustice. So needless to say […]Read more "BE AN ALLY- How to help fight Anti-Asian Racism by Claudemir Seneus"
Self-care is one of the most important things that can help a person’s daily life, but it’s often hard to decipher how to maintain it.. It’s so simple but so hard to do during our busy lives. The three easiest self-care habits that I practice are extremely simple but can make a big difference. Firstly, drink […]Read more "How to Become a Better YOU Everyday by SwanSwan Myint"
Our lives consist of relationships. From the moment we are born, we’re in relationships with people, things, and most importantly the relationship with ourselves. When I speak on relationships, I think it’s important to note that it is not just “romantic relationships” but all interactions with people in your lives. Many relationships can consume our […]Read more "Teen Dating Violence by Jessica Perez"
Discrimination impacts our world today. Racial equality means equal rights regardless of your race. There are many ways to oppress people from minority groups. Redlining is one example of discrimination. Redlining is the discriminatory practice that puts fininancial services out of reach for residents of certain neighborhoods based on race or ethnicity. These practices are […]Read more "Dreaming of Racial Equality By Sadiq Hall"
Discrimination and prejudice has created a darkness that have slowly, over time, taken over our world. People all over the world have to deal with the struggles of being an outcast and feeling alone due to being discriminated against. The definition of discrimination is the act of making wrongful and hurtful distinctions between people based […]Read more "Equality For ALL By Aaron Santos"
My dream for this world is that one day there would be no more disparities between one another. I hope we see each other as equal, especially women and other marginalized groups in our society. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. advocated for racial equality in our society. MLK has inspired me to advocate for equal […]Read more "My Dream World by Ayden Baskerville"
Our world has been consumed by discrimination and prejudice. Discrimination can be defined as making unjust acts between people mostly based on race, gender, age, religion, and/or sexual orientation. Prejudice can be described as an automatic assumption or judgment made on a persons based on few factors such as someone’s appearance, age, and race. I […]Read more "How Discrimination Affected My life By Jessica Perez"