Speak My Language Episode November 23, 2020

Episode 4: Do It My Way

3:00pm - 3:15pm

Animated, loud, and independent, Hsieh Poh Poh isn’t your typical senior. She moves in the world nimbly and is on the go. But what happens when your independence is at odds with your health? Navigating the healthcare system in your second language can be extremely challenging, but Hsieh Poh Poh’s resourcefulness and determination makes all the difference.

Speak My Language is a storytelling media arts project for and by low-income Chinese seniors to share their experiences of language and cultural barriers in accessing healthcare, while exploring individual and collective healing and envisioning a culturally accessible healthcare system.