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AAPI Youth Rising

A Youth Organization Taking Little Actions to Make a Difference

One/180 Pledge and Upcoming Events

One/180 Pledge for AAPI History + Culture – Sign the Pledge!

https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/wwwaapiyouthrisingorg?clear_id=true

Asian American History is American History. Yet only a few Asian American Pacific Islander stories are taught in K-12 U.S. schools. With increasing awareness of the invisibility of AAPI histories, it’s more important now than ever to make our voices heard and sign the One/180 Pledge for AAPI History and Culture in our schools.

Why One/180? Out of the standard 180 instructional days in the average student’s school year, we are asking that at least one of those days be dedicated to AAPI History + Culture.

Check out these resources here.

HEAL for Immigrant Families Phone Banking with NAPAWF – June, 2021

AAPI Historical Figures Art Project – Launched May, 2021

Check out the Live Together, United Against Racism campaign.

Voter Registration – ongoing

Past Events

AAPI Youth Rising Rally – March 28, 2021, 2pm-4pm

  • Welcome speech by Rally organizer Mina
  • Speeches by:
    • #HATEISAVIRUS, Annie Wang
    • AYPAL, Stanley Pun
    • Act to Change, Elaine Dang
    • Akonadi Foundation, Lateefah Simon
    • Beyond Differences
    • Councilmember Kesarwani
    • Councilmember Robinson
    • Poetry Reading by Author Jane Bahk
    • Youth Circle and Open Mic

Actions Towards Change Rally – Speaker

March for our Elders Rally – Speakers Cam-Ly and Mina

When YOUth Vote Amplify Asian Voices Virtual Event – Panelist

El Cerrito Human Relation Commission – Stop Anti-Asian Violence

AAPI Youth Rising’s Charlee shared our stories with the City of El Cerrito on Wednesday, May 12th from 6:30-8pm PST.

Asia Society – Speaker for Asian Americans Building America

AAPI Youth Rising’s Mina spoke with Asia Society’s CEO and Australia’s 26th Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on May 10, 2021 as part of a series called Asian Americans Building America.

Check out Mina’s interview here!

Act to Change – 3rd Annual National AAPI Day Against Bullying + Hate

AAPI Youth Rising supported the 3rd Annual National AAPI Day Against Bullying + Hate a as a Partner Group. Check out Act to Change’s Anti-Racism Toolkit.

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