Join Queens DA Melinda Katz for an online celebration of LUNAR NEW YEAR YEAR OF THE TIGER Thursday, February 3, 2022 Live Zoom program from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Please register at www.queensda.org/upcoming-events/ Honorees Sean Minsoo Shin, President, Korean American Law Enforcement Council of Greater New York Patsy Fang Chen, President, Pan-Pacific and South-East Asia Women’s Association, USA and Artistic Director, Youth Orchestra, Chinese Youth Corp of New York Performances Yana Ballet School Vivian Fang Liu with her students Herricks Chinese Association – “Sing Along” Class and High School Lion Dance Group
The Time’s article on the history of violence against Asian Americans after the murder of Vincent Chin in 1982.
On Monday, June 13, 2022, President Joe Biden signed a law that lays the foundation for a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. “Today, I’m honored to sign into law something that is long overdue — the National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture, here in Washington, D.C.,” Biden said.
We will be presenting the Asian Americans Oral History Project (https://asianheritage.commons.gc.cuny.edu/) at the Queens Borough Hall tomorrow (Wednesday, June 15, 2022). There will be free food and many other activities and presentations on the topic of immigrant community in Queens. Please share the info with your friends and colleagues. ——————————- Queens Immigrant Stories & History ——————————- Date: Wed June 15th, 2022 Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm Place: Helen Marshall Cultural Center, Queens Borough Hall Event Free snacks starting at 5pm Presentations + Entertainment starting at 6pm Explore and celebrate immigrant stories that help define the World’s Borough. Listen to oral histories, …
Approximately 15,000 people are expected to gather at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the Unity March, a first multicultural march led by the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, on June 25, 2022. The Unity March will include more than 50 Asian American nonprofit organizations and other diverse groups.
The story behind Asian Pacific American Heritage, and why it’s celebrated in May.
Interested in learning more about the history of Asian Americans in the U.S.? If so, Erika Lee’s “The Making of Asian America” is available in LaGuardia’s Library. It gives a comprehensive historical overview of Asian Americans in the U.S. One of the best introductory book for Asian American Studies! https://cuny-lg.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01CUNY_LG/q8puuk/alma990090485210106127
“Spearheaded by Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders also aims to address the impacts of Covid-19 on Asian American livelihoods, including businesses that suffered disproportionately throughout the pandemic.”
“The number of hate crimes against Asian Americans jumped from 28 in 2020 to 129 thus far in 2021, the NYPD Hate Crime Review Panel found, NBC News reported.”
A qualitative study of 20 in-depth interviews to examine the social, economic, and health implications of COVID-19 for undocumented immigrants.