August 28, 2019

Our multifaceted brother, Avan Jogia just dropped a book — "Mixed Feelings: Poems and Stories."  Jogia "explores his complicated emotions around race, identity, religion, and family through poetry and imagery. This serves as a dialogue starter for difficult topics that now, more than ever, need to be discussed.” The book draws from Jogia's own life experiences as well as interviews he's done with friends and strangers....

June 25, 2019

The third CAA Amplify kicked off with a panel featuring Always Be My Maybe and Fresh Off The Boat’s Nahnatchka Khan;  stand-up comedian and Patriot Act host Hasan Minhaj and NBA All-Star, President of the NBA Players Association and producer Chris Paul spoke about the current landscape of storytelling for marginalized communities in Hollywood — particularly for people of color and the intersections thereof....

May 29, 2019

It's not often that you get the perfect package of awesomeness wrapped into one human. However, sometimes the universe makes an exception. Meet the incredibly talented and all around bad ass writer Preeti Chhibber!  She's a YA author, speaker, and freelancer who's written for SYFY, The Nerds of Color, and The Mary Sue, among others. Her short story, "Girls Who Twirl and Other Dangers" was published in A Thousand Beginnings and...

May 1, 2019

If you're in LA this Friday night be sure to check out Madame Gandhi at the NeueHouse Hollywood as part of the Howl for Change: Empowering Communities event!  Join Madame Gandhi, former drummer for M.I.A. and current LA-based musician and activist, to explore the power of story and creativity to catalyze change and build community. This will be an intimate evening of speech and performance! Check out the link below to RSVP for...

January 25, 2019

Last year, The Get Brown paved the way as the first South-Asian team to have a residency at the world famous Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB). The show spoke to an audience that was under represented and it clearly paid off as every show was sold out! We're coming up on the 10th and final show (January 31st, 8pm at UCB Franklin) for the group and we wanted to get an update on how their run went!

1. The Get Brown was the f...

December 26, 2018

Back in October 2018, Daya came out as bisexual on her instagram. Flash forward 2 months and Daya covers Gay Times Magazine. Daya spoke about coming out and teased her up-coming album. 

“I think the number of times you have to do it is something not a lot of people know about coming out.” She adds that it’s been a process. “I came out personally to my grandma, and then my entire immediate family all in person.” She pauses....

November 5, 2018

Amika George is part of Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21 class of 2018!  This lists spotlights extraordinary young women, girls, and femmes making waves in their industries or passions of choice.  

Amika is a Menstrual Equity Activist that launched #FreePeriods —  a petition that would grant all girls who are eligible for free lunch in the U.K. to recieve free sanitary products.  Her movement also works to destigmatize t...

October 15, 2018

The powerhouse that is Anjula Acharia has just been included in Marie Claire's 6th Annual New Guard list.  It's Marie Claire's mission to celebrate women's triumphs and the New Guard list highlights 50 women who owned 2018.  Acharia is a perfect fit in the list of disrupters, creators, and innovators.

Check out Acharia's feature in Maria Claire below

Marie Claire

ANJULA ACHARIA, ANGEL INVESTOR AND MANAGER...

October 11, 2018

Join P.O.C. for a packed day of learning and networking with creatives across interactive, film, and music industries at the 2018 South Asian Creative Summit!

The Creative Summit was built to offer a community of passionate creatives, entrepreneurs, and business owners an opportunity to connect and collaborate with each other and help elevate both the reach and strength of the personal brands and projects of creatives.

Attendees...

October 11, 2018

RAG HEAD is a one woman show about Sikhs in post 9-11 America.  It is written and performed by Sundeep Morrison – a Punjabi Sikh writer, actress, author and activist.

The show was inspired by actual events and "addresses hate, hope and American identity.

Since 9/11, there has been an alarming increase in hate crimes committed against Sikhs, Muslims and other immigrant communities. With their turbans and long beards, Si...

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