Portia Choi was interviewed by 23 ABC News | KERO in Bakersfield as part of Asian American Pacific Islander Awareness Month, May 2021.

Please take some time to watch this phenomenal story about one of our Bakersfield Chinese Women’s Club members, Dr. Portia Choi. Her story is one of struggle and beauty through poetic expression.

AAPI Heritage Month on 23ABC: She was born in “The Land of the Morning Calm,” and her life changed as the result of war. Now Dr. Portia Choi resides in Bakersfield with quite a story to tell, one she pens through poetry.