NYC Men Teach (https://nycmenteach.org) is hosting the following event for Asian American students who are interested in teaching careers at the NYC public school. Title: Asian Educator Experiences: Opportunities And Challenges For Asian Teachers And NYC Students Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021 Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm Place: Zoom URL: Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvfuqtqjgiE9JryVvCoZA1_oA_C4gogICB. Description: Featuring Mitch Wu, Director of Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc., followed by a round table discussion with all concerned with NYC public schools.
Long Island City, nestled in the western corner of Queens with waterfront views of Manhattan’s skyline, is a microcosm of a sweeping demographic shift: a booming Asian population that has become the fastest growing racial group in the country and its most populous city.
Quote: “Nearly 40 years after Vincent Chin was killed, Asian Americans still face brutal violence due to xenophobia and racism.”
Quote: “We [Asian Americans] are the fastest-growing demographic group in the U.S. But when it comes to the nation’s racial and ethnic divisions, where do we fit in?”