Not only did YMCP help me to grow professionally, but it also served as a place where I was able to find healing and much needed guidance and encouragements. When I started the cohort, I was deeply hurt, angry, and frustrated by some incidents that took place at church. My yearlong journey with the group provided me with time and space where I was able to be vulnerable and be supported as I went through various challenges in ministry and personal life. Now, I’m at a place where I’m serving and leading out of a healthier self! I’m very grateful for the experience and I would like to highly recommend it to those who are looking for ways to be stretched and grow professionally and personally (yes, even for Asian Americans)!