This program will explore the history of Asian progress in America, including the creation of “Asian” as a racial construct, the history of scapegoating Asian communities, and the legal approaches used to justify exclusion and violence.
The Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF) is sponsoring "AAPI Talks = American Stories", daily webinars to celebrate AAPH Heritage Month. The 31 webinars highlight prominent individuals and organizations who made notable impact to our country.
Beyond the celebration of our Asian Pacific American heritage in 2021, we find us as a community having to deal with strong hate and anti-Asian sentiment. We will attempt to come together to address this issue while embracing our heritage.
The recent surge in violence against AAPIs across the U.S. is heartbreaking and horrific. This has pushed us to face the reality that we have to be smart and aware. Learn basic self defense to become more aware of our surroundings and a few hands on tactics that can help if you need to get away from an attack.
Join State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and MWRD Commissioner Josina Morita alongside local elected officials and community organizations to show solidarity with the Asian American community and stand up against hate in all forms.