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Why is the multiracial Asian/Hapa community still invisible in mainstream society?
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I'm the founder of, a photo blog and awareness project that aims to unite and raise awareness of multiracial Asian identity. I'd love to hear your thoughts on why awareness of the Hapa…Continue

Tags: biracial, identity, multiracial, race, mixed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oct 23, 2010.'s Page

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In your own words, what is your ethnic identity? (for individuals)
Your Artistic Background/Mission is a celebration of multiracial Asian identity. The website is a photo blog, awareness project, educational resource, and discussion forum all in one.

* Give voice to the multiracial community
* Raise awareness about multiracial identity
* Unite and empower the Hapa community
* Deconstruct exclusively monoracial understandings of race
* Encourage Hapa role models to publicly assert their Hapa identity
* Establish universal recognition of Hapa identity
* Foster positive identity formation and self-image in multiracial youth
* Advocate the replacement of all forms that force us to choose just one box or check “other” with forms that say “check all that apply”
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At 10:39am on October 8, 2010, Mariko Masaoka-Drew said…
Hello HapaVoice,

Welcome to a4Hub! We have a few hapa users here on a4Hub, myself included. Please feel free to post discussions and dialogue in our Forum section
Was the idea for the website birthed in NYC? Do you guys meet in person at all? Please tell us more.

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