Nate Lee is currently getting his Master of Divinity at Yale Divinity School, but is spending this year abroad at the Divinity School of Chung Chi College in Hong Kong. He is originally from Daly City, California. He loves the Golden State Warriors, pho, and Al Green. You can read more of Nate’s work at natejlee.com.
Though I spent a lot of time under her care, my Pau Pau and I didn’t speak much. Our exchanges were generally limited to one-way admonitions in her native Toisanese. Hehk fahn was her most common invitation — “It’s time to eat.”
Serious business is being discussed around the conference table at San Francisco’s Chinatown Community Development Center. Chinatown finds itself at the frontlines of a heated gentrification battle. Crime is rising. So are evictions.