[Ed. Note] VoiceWaves interviewed three low-wage workers in Long Beach to talk about the daily struggles they face trying to provide for their families, as well as a community organizer with Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and a Healthy Community. Their voices are highlighted in the video above.
Nisa Cheng is a college student attending Long Beach City College working towards an associate's degree in English. She has been involved in community organizations such as Cambodian Culture and Arts Association and also Cambodian Student Society, and is now working with VoiceWaves to one day develop professionally and enhance further for her future working environment. Nisa is passionate about performing arts and also played the cello for 7 years. She aspires to become an English Teacher and become a musician to perform live in front of audiences and travel around the globe.