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Influence At Work

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By Decibel Team | January 26, 2021

The ink has just dried on the bullet journal that Sarah Wong is holding. Adorning the pages around the neat calendar blocks are dozens of…

 ‘I Thought I Was The Only Asian American DACA Recipient Out There’

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By Blair Waltman-Alexin | January 19, 2021

Editor’s note: Names in this story have been changed because some DACA recipients were concerned about the impact of revealing their status…

The Life Witness

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By Joe Rocha | January 11, 2021

Heather Gallagher snaps still photos of baby Luca in the backyard of parents Mirelle Leguia and Jason Porras’ home in Southwest Austin. She…

Blending Perspectives

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By Blair Waltman-Alexin | December 21, 2020

From her backyard in Austin, Texas, Shruti Mehta paints a scene from half a world away. Brushstrokes slowly reveal two women in flowing…

Asian American Business Owners Talk Covid-19 Impact

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By Joe Rocha | December 14, 2020

It’s Friday, November 13th and Shion Aikawa, partner in the Tatsu-Ya local chain of restaurants, is overseeing the temporary closure of…