In this episode, Heather and Brittany talk to Ashley Newell all about Lunar New Year. We deep dive into how Ashley, as a daughter of immigrants, celebrates and her unique perspective on the holiday. Ashley opens up about her experience with racism and gives her thoughts on how we can combat it within our own communities.
Ashley Newell is a digital content creator, wife, and mom of 3 from Elk Grove, CA. She loves exploring and telling people about hidden gems and local businesses. She is a recovering perfectionist trying to figure out the work/mom life balance. You can find her on Instagram and TikTok.
What To Listen For: Lunar New Year
- The difference between Chinese New Year and Lunar New Year
- Traditional foods eaten during Lunar New Year
- How to respectfully celebrate if you are non-Asian
- Anti-Asian racism and how we can combat it
Things We Mentioned
- Various books
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