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Anthony Ocampo

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Anthony Christian Ocampo is a writer and sociologist based in Los Angeles. He is the author of two books, The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race and the forthcoming Brown and Gay in LA: Queer Sons of Immigrants Coming of Age. Anthony is also the founding editor of the Asian American Sociology series at NYU Press. His research on immigration and race has been cited or featured in The New York Times, the New Yorker, NPR, NBC, and a number of Filipinx and Latinx media outlets. Anthony is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Cal Poly Pomona.

A portrait of Anthony Ocampo. He's wearing a light-wash denim jacket with his arms folded across his chest.
Oysters on the grill at the Manila District in downtown Los Angeles.
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The Migrant Kitchen

Filipino-Led Micro-Businesses Blossom in the Pandemic at L.A.'s Manila District

With the coronavirus lockdown. the momentum of the Filipino food movement came to a screeching halt. Lauren Delgado and Rayson Esquejo felt they needed to do something. But they weren't sure how, at first.
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