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Khemarey Khoeun

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Discovering My Voice and Its Impact w/ Khemarey Khoeun

The Bánh Mì Chronicles

(S2 Ep 8) In continuing the theme, “1975” for this 2nd season,  Khemarey Khoeun joins me as my guest for this week's episode. Khemarey is a 1.5 generation Cambodian American from the Chicagoland area.  Back in 2017, she became the first Cambodian American woman elected into public office for the Skokie Park District.  Khem also serves as the board president for the National Cambodian Heritage Museum in the Chicago Lincoln Square neighborhood.  In this interview, she talks about the difficulties in navigating through her Cambodian American identity growing up, her motivation to get involved in community and civic engagement, her recent lessons she’s learned from running and being an elected official, and what she hopes to impart to women of color and to her own children.   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Special thanks to my sponsor, Lawrence and Argyle, a Viet-American owned merchandise line representing immigrant empowerment.  Get yourself a pin, hoodie or t-shirt and show off your immigrant pride.  Visit them at www.lawrenceandargyle.com or on Instagram @lawrenceandargyle or on their Facebook page. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bio: Khemarey received her BS in Social Work at Loyola University Chicago. She formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Cambodian Association of Illinois and is currently President of the National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial. In 2017, she became the first Cambodian American woman to be elected to any public office position in the U.S--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/banhmichronicles/support

1hr 12mins

12 Apr 2020

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Khemarey Khoeun and Punisa Pov-Skokie Park District and the National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial

Inside the Skev

This week on, “Inside the Skev,” we sit down with Khemarey Khoeun and Punisa Pov. Khem is a Skokie Park District Commissioner, and the President of the National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial. Punisa is the Artist in Residence at the museum. In this episode we discuss Khem’s story of how and why she came to America, the museum, the history of Cambodia, Khem’s work at the Skokie Park District and the programing Punisa is running at the Museum.More information can be found here:National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial- https://www.cambodianmuseum.org/Skokie Park District- https://www.skokieparks.org/Coming Together- http://comingtogether.in/Nisa Pov Official (Youtube)- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwzlV_lvyIzny5zFzuG1QSgPlease share this episode and tag @cambodianmuseum @skokieparkdistrict @skokieparks @friendsofkhem @khemareykhoen @punisapov #cambodia #cambodianculture #cambodianmusic #khmerrouge #vietnam #vietnamwar #skokie #skokieparkdistrict #skokieparks #refugees #immigrantsI’d like to thank several people for help with today’s show. This includes my real estate brokerage, Dreamtown Realty in Evanston for helping me with my graphics for the show. And if you have interest in buying or selling real estate, email me at aaron@skevanston.com or go to my real estate website at http://www.aaronmasliansky.com And don’t forget to subscribe! Thank you.

39mins

16 Oct 2019

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