Each year during Asian American & Pacific Islander heritage month, PRNSA Board Co-Chair Blanca Chang Johnson takes time to explore her own Asian heritage. Blanca joined the board in 2020 and, in addition to being Co-Chair, she has served on several board task forces. Born in Guatemala and raised in the Bay Area, she has loved the outdoors since childhood. Although Blanca doesn’t speak Mandarin or Cantonese, she’s always been fascinated with the complexity and sophistication of Asian languages. Seeking reconnection this month, Blanca turned to literature, where she found herself rediscovering roots—both in the ground and in family