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posted 04/05/2021
While reporting on recent incidents of violence against Asian Americans, reporters need to ensure there is context about the systemic racism this community has faced since the beginning of the country.
posted 12/07/2020
In California, Filipino Americans constitute about 25% of the state’s Asian population yet they represent at least 35% of COVID-19 deaths in that group.
posted 03/24/2020
More than four decades after the community began arriving in the country en masse, many immigrants still struggle to access culturally competent and sensitive health care.

Agnes Constante's Blog

While reporting on recent incidents of violence against Asian Americans, reporters need to ensure... more »
posted 04/05/21
In California, Filipino Americans constitute about 25% of the state’s Asian population yet they... more »
posted 12/07/20
More than four decades after the community began arriving in the country en masse, many... more »
posted 03/24/20

Agnes Constante's Work

Dr. Clayton Chau, director of the Orange County Health Care Agency, joined a group of Asian American medical providers, officials, advocates and journalists to speak about mental health.
This is the third story in a three-part TimesOC series “Improving Healthcare Access for Cambodians and Vietnamese,” supported by the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism 2020 California Fellowship.
The need for mental health services in the Vietnamese community is high, but there’s a strong stigma attached to mental health in the community, and members aren’t always able to access the type of services they need.