Friday, January 17, 2014

A Mother’s Take: Looking Back with Gratitude, Looking Forward with Hope

As I sit down to my computer, ready to write my hopes and dreams for 2014, I want to take a few moments to share some of the highlights of 2013 that have stayed in my heart. Last year was one of my most memorable years in my life and here is why:
In early 2013, I met some wonderful JACL members and community leaders in Seattle. I connected them to PFLAG Bellevue/Seattle, a local chapter of a national organization that supports, educates and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and their families. A few months later, the two organizations marched together in the Seattle LGBT Pride parade, showing their support of Asian Pacific Islander LGBT families in Seattle...Read More