194 // Sam Hyun // Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk
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Sam Hyun joins Jerry on Dear Asian Americans to share how his love for his community and advocacy has manifested in a robust career spanning politics, keynote speaking, and co-founding 1587 Sneakers. Sam has been a foundational voice of the community during the pandemic and has been a true leader in bringing communities together in advocacy and allyship. Learn more about Sam on Instagram @samueljhyun

Meet Sam
Sam Hyun was named one of The Boston Globe’s 2021 Bostonians of the Year. He's been featured in Forbes, Good Morning America, the front page of the Boston Globe, and other publications for his work. He received his Master of Public Policy and Masters of Business Administration from Brandeis University’s Heller School.

Sam was also named among the Top 50 Unsung Heroes by Asian Hustle Network and 40 Under 40 by the National Association of Asian Pacifics in Politics and Public Affairs. Most recently, he was named one of the Emerging Leaders for the Top 50 Most Influential AAPIs in Boston.

Sam is currently a Keynote Speaker, Co-Founder of 1587 Sneakers, and Director of Federal Relations for Boston Mayor Michelle Wu.

Connect with Sam
Instagram: @samueljhyun
LinkedIn: Sam Hyun on LinkedIn
1587 Sneakers: Website

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