Having ‘AN’ Asian in senior leadership isn’t good enough anymore.
We’re not an item to cross off a checklist. We’re a community, and we have been overlooked and taken advantage of because we have not been vocal enough. We should be judged on our merits and get credit for the work that we do.
My immigrant parents worked as convenience store clerks. They often worked doubles, including the graveyard shift. As the youngest of five kids, I witnessed their sacrifices and hard work. Their hope for us was to be successful — and to be more American.
Read Danny Huynh’s Full Op-Ed on Campaign.