Joanna Chen Cham is a second-generation Taiwanese American librarian and archivist from Los Angeles. She is passionate about the intersections of faith, history, human rights, and social justice, and is committed to advocating for diversity in librarianship, archives, and the historical record. She loves eating, traveling, and handlettering, and is on a wild journey deconstructing her own history and faith while figuring out parenthood with a newborn.

Deconstructing the Past, Looking Forward to the Future
By Joanna Chen Cham

These past few years leading up to and under the Trump administration have been a tumultuous journey, which has left me feeling unmoored from my foundations and shaken to the very core of my identities and beliefs.