Yukino Torrey

Yukino Torrey is a Junior at UCLA, and is a Asian American Studies major with a minor in Public Affairs. She is really interested in teaching empathy through education for young children, specifically ethnic studies in public education. She enjoys learning and continuing to find spaces where she can engage with people of different backgrounds! She wants to support and create spaces where people can come together and learn more about others’ experiences and shift their perspectives. She wants to use education to create empathy grounded in community and a embrace of what makes a person unique and different.

Updated June 2020

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Nikkei Uncovered: a poetry column

What we hold

Over the past several years, Vigilant Love (an organization working towards safety and justice of communities impacted by Islamophobia and violence), has hosted a community Iftar bringing together hundreds of Muslim, Japanese American, and other Los Angeles community members in the spirit of many years of solidarity practice between our communities. This was the first year the program had to be virtual due to Covid-19, but over 170 people still came together for the online breaking of the fast. I had the great honor of working with Vigilant Love’s Solidarity Arts Fellows to collaborate …

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