Kami (they/she) was born and raised in the town of Wahiawā on the island of Oʻahu in occupied Hawaiʻi; they are a fourth-generation Filipinx/Japanese-American. Kami recently relocated to Ohlone Territory (Oakland) after spending four years in Duwamish Territory (Seattle) studying, working, and teaching. At San Francisco State University, Kami is a part of the 2020 Health Equity Institute Scholar Intern cohort and will complete a Master of Public Health in Community Health Education next year. Kami’s work is influenced by Filipino grassroots organizations in the US and in the Philippines. Kami is also a part of the Filipinx Health Initiative SF, a Filipinx health-centered organizing/education collective.