Karín Aguilar-San Juan is a second-generation Filipina-American. She authored Little Saigons: Staying Vietnamese in America and, with Frank Joyce, co-edited The People Make the Peace: Lessons from the Vietnam Antiwar Movement. Her community work includes building relationships between Vietnam War veterans, antiwar activists, and Southeast Asian refugees and immigrants. She serves as Professor and Chair of American Studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and also as a Board of Directors for Clouds in Water Zen Center in St. Paul. She is working on her first film, “Rice: A Filipino Love Story,” a short cinematic essay about an organic rice farm in the Philippines.