Cover art for podcast The Bánh Mì Chronicles

The Bánh Mì Chronicles

93 EpisodesProduced by Randy KimWebsite

The word “ Bánh Mì “ means “bread” in Vietnamese. Bánh Mì sandwiches are a long-time Vietnamese staple that’s been influenced since the French colonization. It was the first Vietnamese food I grew to like as a Southeast Asian kid growing up in a White middle class neighborhood outside of Chicago. Th… read more

Support the Show

Supporting The Bánh Mì Chronicles will ensure they keep making the show you love

financial supportSupport
58:44

Serving the Mission w/ Rep. Chris Chyung

(S3, EP 8) In continuation of the Season 3 theme, "Where Do We Stand?",  Indiana State Representative Chris Chyung joined me as my guest for this episode.  In 2018, he became the youngest (at 25 years old) & first Korean-American elected into office in Indiana's history by beating the district's long-time incumbent by only 82 votes in one of the state's traditionally GOP districts.  This year, he is running for a very tight reelection race.  Rep. Chyung talks about the challenges of running in 2018 as someone new to politics and as an Asian-American running in a district that is 90% white and GOP-leaning.  He discusses what he's learned since taking office and working in a state where the GOP holds the majority control as a Democrat.  We talk about the issues affecting his constituents in the wake of Covid-19, his own approach to navigating his district's politics and with the Democrat party, and his upcoming reelection campaign.  Please check out for more on this episode.  

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Special thanks to my sponsor, Lawrence and Argyle, a Viet-American owned merchandise line representing immigrant empowerment. Get yourself a pin, hoodie or t-shirt and show off your immigrant pride. Visit them at www.lawrenceandargyle.com or on Instagram @lawrenceandargyle or on their Facebook page

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Bio:

Indiana State Representative Chris Chyung of Dyer represents Indiana House District 15.  Chyung is the ranking minority member of the Local Government Committee. He is also a member of the following Indiana House committees: Financial Institutions, Roads and Transportation, and Veterans Affairs and Public Safety. Chyung was born in Merrillville and graduated from Munster High School. After working as a financial analyst for Pangea Real Estate in Chicago, Chyung started his own real estate company, Koh Holdings LLC, in Hammond. Chyung's volunteer work has included service with Habitat for Humanity Restore as well as the Welcome Network. You can check out his website at www.votechyung.com

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/banhmichronicles/support
Educational emoji reaction

Educational

Interesting emoji reaction

Interesting

Funny emoji reaction

Funny

Agree emoji reaction

Agree

Love emoji reaction

Love

Wow emoji reaction

Wow

Listen to The Bánh Mì Chronicles

RadioPublic

A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://anchor.fm/s/d7088f4/podcast/rss

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens