California is Investing in Bilingual Educators in Asian Languages. What Does This Mean for AAPI Educators and Students?
California’s first-ever investment in bilingual teacher programs for Asian languages could help increase the number of AAPI educators in the state.
Passing Down a Legacy of Asian American Advocacy to My Son
A father and educator explains how the Asian American model minority myth perpetuates stereotypes and the work that lies ahead for his son and the education system to end it.
You Will Encounter the Model Minority Myth, but It Is Your Legacy to Resist It
The perpetuation of the model minority myth in education harms Asian Americans and hinders efforts to build coalitions with other marginalized people.
The Impact of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Teaching AAPI Narratives
A father, educator, and Teach For America Alumnus, Tony DelaRosa, explains how the Asian American model minority myth serves as a tool for anti-Blackness and perpetuates stereotypes. Tony makes recommendations for an intersectional perspective, coalition-building, and culturally responsive teaching.
DACA Changed My Life–But Undocumented Youth Deserve More
DACA provided some relief to many undocumented youth but its future is uncertain. It is past time for Congress to create lasting protections and a path to citizenship.
What’s It Like to Be a Middle School AAPI Activist?
Mina Fedor, a middle school student and activist, founded AAPI Youth Rising to amplify the voices of AAPI youth and fight anti-Asian racism and xenophobia.
Student Activists Preserve Dark Legacy of Japanese American Incarceration Site
A student club called the Amache Preservation Society is helping to curate and teach the dark history of Japanese “internment” in the U.S.
‘Ohana and ‘Āina: Connecting Family, Farming, and Freedom
Join 16-year-old high school student Jade Onaka in this animated video as she explores her family’s history to learn about the farming practices and Indigenous food systems that sustained Hawaiians for generations.
Erasure and Stereotypes in School Lessons Left Me Searching for Myself
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have never been represented in the curricula of American schools. It's time I saw myself in the books we're assigned for class.