Performance artist fights against stigma around mental illness

Kate O’Neil and Adam McVicker talk about their mental illness and their choreography during one of the “Radical Disclosure” workshops.

By Carolyn Chen Medill Reports Kate O’Neil, a performance artist, created a platform for people with invisible disabilities to recognize their symptoms and express their feelings. She hopes her work will educate people about hidden disabilities and remove the stigma around mental illness.

Wushu master brings martial arts and Chinese culture to Buenos Aires

Children learn wushu in Buenos Aires

By Carolyn Chen & Tianqi Gou Medill Reports BUENOS AIRES — Chen Min, a former national Wushu champion in China, opened a martial arts school in Buenos Aires 11 years ago. In this video story, we see the ways Chen Min tries to create a special chemistry between Chinese and Argentine cultures — at her […]

A pageant for the Chinese community in Chicago

By Carolyn Chen Medill reports Victoria M Ng, a second-generation Chinese immigrant,  founded the “Miss Chinese Chicago Pageant” in 2018. Growing up in the Chinese community in Chicago, she hopes to foster the next generation of Chinese American female leaders. Here is her story.