ABOUT
The Sticky Rice Project of Summer 2017 aimed to bridge the generation gap in the Seattle Vietnamese community through food.
PARTICIPANTS
12 publication staff
9 youth program participants
2 videographers
PROGRAMMING
4 cooking classes taught by elders
2 writing workshops hosted by Xin Chao magazine
All youth participants wrote a 500 word reflection published in the recipe storybook
ROLE
Program Lead
Recruited participants and chefs / secured all venues / facilitated dialogue at workshops and cooking classes / managed a $10,000 budget.
Creative Director
Curated the Sticky Rice Projecting branding / launched thestickyriceproject.com / designed the recipe storybook / organized a team of designers and photographers.
RESULTS
2,000 published copies of a 52 page recipe storybook
70+ banquet attendees at the release party
SPONSORS
Xin Chao magazine
Live It Fund (macalester.edu/entrepreneurship/dream-it-fund)
Macalester College

Caffeinated workshop participants from Vietnamese Acting as One Midwest Conference. Using Vietnamese coffee as a tool to encourage storytelling among peers to share cherished memories about home, community, and self.
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