Part of Building A Better Bay Area is highlighting anyone who's working toward the same mission we have here at ABC7.
The SF Standard's deep and insightful reporting on the city does just that.
San Francisco Standard Reporter Han Li covers unique stories about Chinese Americans in Chinatown, the Sunset District and throughout the city of San Francisco.
Li is new to the San Francisco Standard but not new to covering the Chinese American community in the city.
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He loves storytelling and, as a Chinese immigrant, he speaks fluent Chinese - both Mandarin and Cantonese - which he says allows him to speak directly to a lot of immigrant community members.
Li says he understands their struggles, their happiness and their success stories - stories he thinks have been largely ignored in the past.
Watch the full interview with Li in the video player above for more on his work and the future of San Francisco's Chinatown.
See The San Francisco Standard's other original reporting here.