Expanding Our Roots: Angel Chung Cutno
"Expanding Our Roots: Global Conversations With 821" is an online interview series hosted by The 821 Project. The purpose of the series is to showcase the cultural diversity, global connections and social consciousness of the people of southeast Louisiana as well as those who work to expand southeast Louisiana's roots to the world through works that promote social justice and global citizenship.
The series presents community organizers, community leaders, and residents living in southeast Louisiana who come from different parts of the world or who work to promote global citizenship, multiculturalism, and social justice in our regional community.
This interview is with Angel Chung Cutno. An Afro-Asian Louisiana native, Angel has always been passionate about community involvement. With over a decade in non-profits and youth mentorship; she continues to gain experience through serving on the boards of Front Yard Bikes Baton Rouge, the Asian Pacific American Society, the Faubourg St. Roch Improvement Association, Rotary Club of New Orleans, and most importantly as a culture-bearer as Queen of the Black Seminoles Black Masking Indians Tribe. Angel founded RE(ad) TREAT- a literacy program and “nomadic library.” Angel’s goal is to connect with all communities being the difference and building bridges of healing.