“I grew up understanding my Vietnamese identity a lot through food. I think a lot of people within diasporic communities could relate to understanding their specific community through food – through this flavor, this taste, this love and tender care that goes into the food.”
— filmmaker Melanie Ho, whose documentary ‘my mom (mẹ con)’ is now streaming via WORLD Channel.
The past year has been a pivotal one for Asian Americans. In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and continued violence against AAPIs, we at CAAM continue to be reminded of the importance and power of our mission to showcase the richness and diversity of the Asian American experience. The work CAAM does matters, now more than ever.