Press 2021

Press Content for the United States of Asian America Festival 2021

USAAF 2021 Press Release


Asian Americans forge the future in annual San Francisco festival
Brandon Yu - April 29, 2021

‘Sowing Agency’ pays homage to Bay Area Asian Americans fighting climate change
Jessica Flores - April 30, 2021

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the Bay Area
Yoshi Kato - Updated May 5, 2021


Honoring Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
News Segment (Watch at 10:00) - May 30, 2021

Documentary honors San Francisco community heroes who stepped up during pandemic
KTVU FOX 2, Debora Villalon - June 11, 2021 


What Can the Environmental Movement Learn From Asian American Art?
Aaron Mok, Sierra Magazine - May 18, 2021

Kim Requesto Explores the Possibilities of Philippine Folk Dance in YUGTO
Stephanie Gancayo - May 27, 2021

CAAMFest 2021 - Legacy and Lineage with Director Laura Paule and Producer Melanie Elvena
BitchTalk, EP 573 - May, 2021

New ‘Lunchbox Moments’ Zine Offers One Antidote to Anti-Asian Racism
Luke Tsai, KQED Arts - June 3, 2021

‘Sowing Agency:’ Uplifting AAPI voices in the Environmental Justice Movement
Zoe Binder, San Francisco Foghorn - May 6, 2021


Arts Forecast: Holy smokes, I went to a show. And ate inside a restaurant!
Marke B., 48 Hills - May 4, 2021

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with dance, music, zines and the history of sugar
Amelia Williams, Bay City News Foundation, Local News Matters Bay Area - May 11, 2021

22 Fun Things to Do This Week (5.17.21)
Chloe Saraceni, 7x7 - May 15, 2021

Sights and Sounds: Rachel Lastimosa, SOMA Pilipinas Art and Culture Administrator
Jenee Darden, KALW - May 20, 2021

Arts Etc.
Alan Chong Lau, International Examiner - May 21, 2021

Artists Create Virtual Gallery to Inspire Climate Joy
Maz Ali, EarthJustice - May 28, 2021

24th Annual USAAF
SF/Arts - May, 2021

Invisible Traces: SF Chinatown
SF/Arts - June, 2021

SF Sends $1,000 in Monthly Relief to Artists, Critics Say Process ‘Inequitable’
Chloe Veltman, KQED Arts - May 21, 2021

Conflict over S.F. and YBCA’s guaranteed income for artists shows tension in movement for racial equity
Lily Janiak, SF Chronicle Datebook - June 1, 2021