The month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month! We're celebrating the contributions of Asian and Pacific Islanders and paying tribute to those who have enriched our society for generations.
We've gathered a few brands that are acknowledging the many achievements of the AAPI community. If you're looking to join in the celebration, consider supporting these AAPI-owned brands this month!
Known for its simple, affordable and sustainable skincare line, Cocokind offers top-rated products for all skin types. The brand is currently having a sale on its has skincare bundles that will cater to all of your skincare needs.
Nguyen Coffee Supply
Women-owned Nguyen Coffee Supply is the first specialty Vietnamese coffee company in America that imports via direct-trade with a coffee farm in Vietnam. The company uses organic green coffee beans for its freshly roasted brew. With tons of different roasts to choose from, you'll find one that you love, and also get it on sale!
Founded by a husband and wife duo, JW PEI is a Los Angeles based accessories brand featuring minimalist designs and vegan materials. The inspiration behind the brand was the idea that fashion should be accessible, effortless and empowering. If you're looking for a last-minute Mother's day gift, you can buy a purse and get another one for 25% off!
During Asian American Heritage Month and beyond, we're exploring podcasts that highlight the challenges and successes of Asian Pacific Americans, while further learning about their cultural heritage. We've gathered a few of our favorite podcasts that we've found!
From the Los Angeles Times, Asian Enough is a podcast about being Asian in America - the joys, the difficulties, and everything in between. In each episode, the hosts invite celebrity guests, such as Kamala Harris and Margaret Cho, to share their personal stories.
Using personal stories, narratives and community conversations, Self-Evident is a podcast that presents a complex, yet empathetic portrait of Asian American life. It tackles questions of identity and brings to light the challenges faced by AAPI communities.
They Call Us Bruce
Known for its "unfiltered" conversations, They Call Us Bruce is about the contemporary Asian American experience and features a wide range of guests from FBI agents to TikTok stars. It includes conversations of the Asian American identity, pop culture, politics and technology.