ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS – Video Anchor, Janelynne Galera sits down for an exclusive interview with Tiana Day, a 19-year-old activist, organizer, speaker and founder of the non-profit organization, Youth Advocates for Change.

Tiana Day has chosen to fight for her rights as a half-Black half-Asian American woman living in the modern world and has been a powerful leader for the youth of her community. She was named CNN’s 2020 Hero of the Year, “Young Wonder,” and the “Impact Warrior” from the Golden State Warriors. Tiana was also recognized by the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women for her activism and the founding of her youth-led organization. She is currently attending the University of Southern California at the Iovine and Young Academy pursuing a degree in arts, technology and the business of innovation.

For more information on Tiana’s story, please visit the links below:

Youth Advocated for Change (WEBSITE)

Youth Advocates for Change (LINKEDIN)

Tiana Day (LINKEDIN)

“These Teen Girls Are Fighting for a More Just Future” The New York Times (ARTICLE) and (YOUTUBE VIDEO)

“These Teen Girls Are Creating A New Future” The New York Times (YOUTUBE VIDEO)

CNN Heroes: Yara Shahidi honors Young Wonder Tiana Day (CNN VIDEO)

CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute is Tonight (FACEBOOK WATCH)

Tiana Day amplifies youth voices, inspires local change through ‘Youth Advocates for Change’ (ABC7 NEWS)

The TYLT – Gen Z is bringing their communities together to protest (YOUTUBE)

Canva – Tiana Day | Design Stories | With Canva, You Can (YOUTUBE)

Madam President (HP Laptops 2020) (YOUTUBE)


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