Things to Consider Before Receiving Your Next Nail Care

By: Sara Kim Edited By: Sharon E. Chin Research results by the Department of Toxic Substances Control for the California Environmental Protection Agency have revealed several significant health hazards caused by chemicals used in nail and beauty products. Nail salon workers have the highest risk, as they are exposed to fumes from nail polish lacquer for … Read moreThings to Consider Before Receiving Your Next Nail Care

Filipina Maid Shows a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

By: Sara Kim Edited by: Sharon E. Chin Xyza Cruz Bacani has been working as a maid in Hong Kong for over a decade in order to provide for her younger siblings’ education. Domestic service is not uncommon in this city, as it houses around 330,000 workers in the field. Most of these maids are … Read moreFilipina Maid Shows a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Film Director Creates High School Curriculum For Child Sex Trafficking

By: Charmaine Santos Edited by: Sharon E. Chin   A film director named Libby Spears founded a Los Angeles based non-profit called The Nest Foundation, where students and policymakers gather together to discuss solutions aimed to end child trafficking and sexual exploitation. Spears had previously filmed a documentary about child trafficking in the Portland area, … Read moreFilm Director Creates High School Curriculum For Child Sex Trafficking

An Artist Finds A Way To Open The Conversation About Human Trafficking

By: Charmaine Santos Edited by: Sharon E. Chin Molly Gochman, a Texas-born New York based artist, has fused art and activism together to open up the conversation about human trafficking. Her “Red Sand Project” uses a theme of cracks to represent the U.S.- Mexico border to illustrate the vulnerability that plague many trafficking victims. Gochman … Read moreAn Artist Finds A Way To Open The Conversation About Human Trafficking