The 13-year-old has been featured at New York Style Week and you might remember her from earlier in the pandemic when she channeled her passion for fashion into making stylish masks for healthcare workers.
However these days, So has been paying shut consideration to the anti-Asian rhetoric and violence plaguing our group, which is one thing that has been weighing closely on her coronary heart.
“That is unfair, that is unjust. It is surprising,” stated So. “It isn’t okay and we aren’t going to face for it.”
As an alternative of sitting on the sidelines, So is stepping up by organizing a “Stand for Asians” rally at San Mateo Central Park on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 1p.m., bringing consideration to what many say is a much-needed motion in these difficult occasions.
So added, “Many individuals reached out to assist this trigger and to assist out the rally, assist set up it, and that lets me know that our group is sweet.”
Her household can be offering steerage nonetheless they will.
“We’re open to no matter concepts that she has, and (if) she’s severe about it, then we’ll go for it, we’ll do that collectively, we’ll determine this out collectively,” stated So’s mom, Angela Wu.
So is a part of an up-and-coming technology that’s extra more likely to not solely converse out, however to take motion in opposition to the wrongs they see on this planet. Monetary advisor and group philanthropist Jason Ting is hopeful that others take discover.
“It is the creativity of how the following technology makes an impression,” stated Ting. “They know the facility of networking and highlighting what are the optimistic issues we will do to make a distinction to make issues higher.”
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