I speak with Meleca Consultado, a Filipina-American educator and organizer, about how she uses celebration as a tool for resistance and remembrance. In this conversation we talk about preserving our Filipinx heritage through gathering, the importance of context & intentionality, the differences between hope and toxic positivity, why we need to expand the idea of registries beyond weddings & babies, and the cultural relevance of Filipino spaghetti (#IYKYK).
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