He left a world that didn’t give him a chance. Being raised in a Punjabi-culture environment void of nurture or love, he grew up to learn that to be a man was to be stoic, unemotional and strong. But that became too much for him when the depression hit. Expecting him to be the head of the house and breadwinner,… View Post
Editor’s Note: In this issue of The kNOw, youth discuss the presence of toxic masculinity in their lives. Women all have stories where they have felt unsafe or objectified by men. For young women, it is toxic living in a world where men feel they are able to stare, judge and make advances uninvited. This behavior creates an environment where… View Post
As a white-passing Latina, it is difficult negotiating identity when myself and others are pushed away from the culture we identify with. With the belief Latinos all have darker skin, it is difficult to imagine a person with pale skin or lighter hair to identify as Latino. Phrases such as ‘what are you?’ or ‘where are you from?’ are common… View Post
The Trust for Public Land recently released its annual ParkScore, and Fresno ranked 94 out of 100 with a score of 30.9, down from last year’s ranking of 90. The ParkScore is a study that ranks the largest cities in the nation based on total land use dedicated to parks, how much the city spends on parks per capita, amenities… View Post
“Who Am I?” is a question that I’m sure many people have thought about, I for sure have many of times. As a part of my final animation project for The Center for Advanced Research and Technology (CART) I explored that question. Enjoy.