Created for K-12 teachers, This page serves as an online venue for educational content It features interviews with AAPI community experts and members, links to community-created educational resources, book recommendations, classroom discussion ideas, and more.
Densho documents the testimonies of Japanese Americans who were unjustly incarcerated during World War II before their memories are extinguished. We offer these irreplaceable firsthand accounts, couples with historical images and teacher resources, to explore principles of democracy, and promote equal justice for all.
The interview looks at barriers to delivering quality education to Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) students today. It also covers the emergence and pervasiveness of the “model minority myth,” and how educators can partner with parents and students to create an inclusive classroom.
Asian Americans is a five-hour film series that delivers a bold, fresh perspective on a history that matters today, more than ever. As America becomes more diverse, and more divided while facing unimaginable challenges, how do we move forward together? Told through intimate personal stories, the series will cast a new lens on U.S. history and the ongoing role that Asian Americans have played.
Attacks against Asian Americans date back to the 19th century, but it was the murder of Vincent Chin in 1982 that mobilized the Asian community to fight for their civil rights. At the time, America was losing manufacturing jobs fast while Japan’s auto industry was on the rise. Chin was Chinese, but that didn’t stop two white men from beating him to death a few days before his wedding