On the latest episode of HFX Wanderers FC's "Together for Change" podcast, Wanderers Diversity and Inclusion officer Marvin Okello spoke to Pacific FC manager of soccer operations Kira Raps about Asian Heritage Month and what it means to her. Raps spoke about her racial diversity and growing up in a mixed-race household with a Japanese mother and a Jewish-Canadian father and how Pacific handles diversity initaitives.

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"We have a lot of history on Vancouver Island and Pacific is about to really start to showcase that," Raps said. "We want to honour that history, talk about it, and join hands with everyone." Together for Change is hosted by HFX Wanderers’ Diversity and Inclusion Officer Marvin Okello. Previous episodes have featured Wanderers supporters, staff, and Pacific coach Pa-Modou Kah.

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