The “Our Greatest Resource” Issue: Letter from the Editors

How do we build a world we want, rather than focusing on what we resist and what we don’t want? What if we prioritized this work of loving and treating each other better? How do we want to see each other grow, thrive, and live in joy?   We had originally planned Our Greatest Resource […]

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The Our Greatest Resource Issue: Letter from the Editors (Audio Transcript)

Hosted and edited by Jordan Alam. With care from the entire Project As[I]Am Team.  TRANSCRIPT (by Tessa Kim) Jordan (host): Hi there, this is Jordan Alam, and I’m the founder and editor of Project As[I]Am. This time, we wanted to do something a little bit different with our Letter from the Editors, and so we […]

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Perfect Cup of Chai Visual

The Perfect Cup of Chai: Prose from Mandeep Hothi

A prose piece about the ritual of chai-making by Mandeep Hothi.   My mom taught me how to make chai when I was young. It didn’t involve a big, coming-of-age ceremony but after a lifetime of preparing it for guests, family, and friends, she’d grown tired of making it herself. Any time I brought out […]

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To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back: Visual Art by Seema Nanda

A visual art piece by Seema Nanda. From the artist: After many years of battling depression, I recently tried a new activity called “trauma sensitive yoga.” In each session, I began to experience new physical sensations in my body. One day as I meditated, a rush of feeling/prana swept through my back, and I cried. […]

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A Tribute to Tiger Mom: Selected Poetry and Prose by Rain Chan

Selected poetry and prose from Rain Chan. Read “A Tribute to Tiger Mom” below and click here to read more of Rain’s work.   ‘A Tribute to Tiger Mom’ was a poem written for multiple reasons. It was written as reaction to a stereotype that did not justify the complexity of what it means to be […]

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forever sounds like

forever sounds like: Selected Poetry by Hayun Cho

Selected poetry from Hayun Cho. write Her true and write Her warm   No, I will not write Her sad today. Today She is merrier than the gods. She has eaten them all, She is sitting on their altars and guzzling their wine. She is a little drunk. Monsoons wind down Her thighs. Mirrors tremble […]

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