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.
Students Labeled 'Asian' Are Not a Monolith. Why Are Schools Treating Them That Way?
States and K–12 schools still lump disparate groups of students together as “Asian” when collecting and disaggregating data. It’s a problem.
Condemning Anti-Asian Violence Requires More Than Words
During this spike in anti-AAPI violence, it is not enough for aspiring allies to say “we see you” and “we hear you” anymore. These words must be accompanied by real solidarity and accountability.
Diary of a Social Worker: Making Mental Health for Students a Priority During a Pandemic
Mobile mental health specialist Esther Kwak is adjusting to working from home while delivering urgent mental health services to Houston area students.
Love Story: From an Unrequited Love to an Unbreakable Bond
She liked him from afar for three years. Then he fell in love on date three.
Why Filipinx American Activism Deserves a Place in Our Textbooks
Four Filipino/a/x American Teach For America staff members share what FilAm activism means to them and why it needs and deserves to be taught in schools.