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CA vs Hate Campaign – United Against Hate Week

September 17, 2023 | AYR was selected as a grant recipient for the CA vs Hate Campaign launch through the California Civil Rights Department. The campaign launched a hotline for anyone to report hate incidents (this includes bullying at school). The California vs Hate campaign is partnering up with activists and cities across the state for United Against…

3rd Annual CA Commission on the State of Hate Youth Forum

September 17, 2023 | AYR is Seeking speakers for event in SoCal! We are honored to join the California Civil Rights Department Community Conflict Resolution Unit (CCRU) and the California Commission on the State of Hate for the 3rd Annual Youth Forum. We have limited spots for speakers (presenting our AYR presentation). RSVP to to participate. Anyone can RSVP…

1990 Institute Igniting Learning

September 14, 2023 | Our partner organization, the 1990 Institute, has announced their third 2023 Teachers Workshop, called “Teaching Asian American Narratives through Literature,” on September 27 at 3:30pm PT/6:30pm ET on a transformative journey that can help teachers shape the future of education. Check out this information document for additional details about the event.

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New Asian American Voices and more from the 1990 Institute

June 1, 2023 | Here are three projects the 1990 Institute, one of our partner organizations, they have been working on recently: 1. New Asian American Voices – this is one of the 1990 IG channels that highlight AA stories and contributors. Today they uplift AAPI Youth Rising and the work we all do and posted:…

Jaslene and Mina Featured in CNN Article

Our IT Director Jaslene was recently interviewed for a CNN article called “Kids aren’t always taught AAPI history in schools. These people are trying to change that” by Natasha Chen, where she discussed the importance of inclusive education in public schools. We appreciate the honor of being featured in this wonderful article!

Eloise Teaches our Lesson to Chandler School

May 26, 2023 | The presentation was really fun, (mostly because I was doing it to much older kids than me) the only thing I had a problem with was that I didn’t get that many lines to read. I also liked that it wasn’t with people that I totally didn’t know. If it was…

Hudson Teaches our Lesson to Chandler School

May 25, 2023 | Teaching the AYR lesson was cool. I got to teach it to the classes in 5th grade at my school. Getting to present for the first time with familiar faces was helpful training, so I would know what to expect in other schools. The lesson itself was cool to present especially…

Chapter Leader Emma Leading AAPI Empowerment

May 22, 2023 | Throughout my involvement in the AAPI State Council and as an active leader of AAPI Youth Rising, I have advocated for the recognition and celebration of AAPI heritage in my school during AAPI Heritage Month in May. This year, the theme is “Advancing Leaders Through Opportunity.” To achieve this goal, I…

Wonderful Meeting with Gainsight

May 22, 2023 | Mei and I were honored to be invited to speak on the fireside chat/panel discussion at Gainsight’s weekly meeting for AAPI heritage month! We spoke online to around 200 employees from around the world. We spoke on our personal experiences with being an AAPI youth as well as the work AYR…

Choose Your Own Adventure May Newsletter

May 21, 2023 | Mina, Saanvi (TX Chapter Leader) and Johanna (AZ Chapter Leader) join Choose Your Own Adventure May Newsletter and the Cassandra Report as we talk about what our hopes are for AAPI Youth Rising and what it means to be a youth adventurer.

Teens Leading the Way to Change

May 21, 2023 | Super honored to be covered by Encyclopedia Britannica for the Asian American and Pacific Islander month issue of “BSchool News”! “BSchool News” is updated weekly with topics about current events and inspiring stories for elementary- and middle-school learners.

Shout-out to Act To Change

May 16, 2023 | Just shouting out for posting the lesson video. Our team is very excited to attend the gala in a couple days!

Teaching Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander History Act

May 14, 2023 | Shout out to US Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) and Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) in reintroducing legislation to promote the teaching of AANHPI history in schools. The Teaching Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander History Act would help increase awareness of the history, contributions and experiences of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and…

May 2023 Board Meeting

May 14, 2023 | Our board had its monthly meeting today and discussed plans for the upcoming committee lead election. We are looking forward to reviewing your applications (due May 22)!

Hudson’s Trip to the White House

May 11, 2023 | When I got invited to the White House, I was super excited. The thrill of walking up the steps was amazing. Inside, there were portraits and pictures everywhere. We sat down in our seats, and I was really excited. For most of the time before the speeches, I was thinking about…

Eloise’s Trip to the White House

May 10, 2023 | Going to the White House was amazing. Even the president spoke! We also watched a film about an immigrant family called American Born Chinese. I was born in America, but my grandparents (from both sides) were born in South Korea. When they moved to America it was really hard for them.…

Honored to Join the Right Our Story Campaign

May 9, 2023 | So honored to join the Right Our Story campaign to talk about the rise of anti-Asian hate during the Pandemic and the impact on the mental health of AAPI youth. Together, we envisioned solutions for both individual and community care with our future leaders and changemakers. Listen to the conversation here.…

Recap Asia Game Changer West Awards Gala Video

May 9, 2023 | A video of the Award Gala celebration is live! We were so honored to accept the award from our hero Dr. Russel Jeung! So amazing! Thank you Asia Society for supporting us!!!

Gold House A100 List

May 7, 2023 | AAPI Youth Rising’s Mina is so honored to be named as a “Most Impactful Asian & Pacific Islander” on the Gold House 2023 A100 List! Every May, the A100 List honors the 100 Asia and Pacific Islanders (APIs) who had the most impact on culture and society over the past year.…

Bridging Generations with Phillip Lim and Michelle Yeoh

May 6, 2023 | Still can’t believe I spoke alongside Phillip Lim and Michelle Yeoh alongside Chloe Flower (Cross-Over Pianist), Peter Ash Lee (Photographer), Michelle Wie West (Golfer) moderated by Sophia Li (journalist)in NYC for TAAF! I was really nervous at the beginning, but Phillip and Michelle were so welcoming and by the end, we…

The White House Forum on AANHPI 2023

May 3, 2023 | What an honor to join the White House Forum on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders! I spoke at the breakout session “Supporting the Mental Health Care Needs of AA and NHPI Communities” alongside Richard Lui (journalist), Dr. DJ Ida (National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association), David Ko…

Exciting upcoming family-oriented events to kick off Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month at the SF Main Library

April 27, 2023 | The APIA (Asian Pacific Islander American) Biography Project, a multi-community collaboration between the San Francisco Main Library and academic and community-based organizations, presents a family-oriented kickoff event for AANHPI Heritage Month on April 30th.  This year’s 10th anniversary celebration turns the spotlight to distinguished APIA politicians and the election voting process. Then in May,…

AYR speaks at the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI) kick off for Heritage Month

April 24, 2023 | Please join us at the White House and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI) at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. on May 3, 2023 for a community-wide celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. AYR’s Mina will speak on an AM panel…

2023 honoree at Asia Society Northern California’s fifth annual Asia Game Changer West Awards Gala

April 19, 2023 | So honored to be named a 2023 honoree at Asia Society Northern California’s fifth annual Asia Game Changer West Awards Gala at San Francisco City Hall this Wednesday, celebrating the organization’s 25th anniversary. Asia Game Changer West Awards are bestowed to individuals, organizations, and movements that have inspired, enlightened, and shown true leadership in areas that reflect Asia…

Asian American Trailblazers in Civil Rights Teacher Workshop

March 22, 2023 | Congratulations to Jaslene and Ethan for participating in the teacher workshop, “Asian American Trailblazers in Civil Rights”! We gave speeches and testimonies, later reaching out to the 70+ teachers about the AYR lesson plan. We are honored to meet and listen to the speeches of amazing members of the AAPI community,…

Our Time: Celebrating Asian Women

March 12, 2023 | AYR congratulates new chapter leaders Grace Chiu, Chloe Park and Isabel Shen for showing up for Asians Are Strong! Mina spoke on a panel moderated by May Lee and the AYR board and new chapter leaders hosted a community table at SF’s historic Ferry Building.

One Day of AAPI History Lesson Teach-Ins

March 11, 2023 | We visited a couple of classrooms this week! Shout out to the Asian Students Association at Black Pine Circle School and the Lafayette Elementary School in San Francisco. Big shout out to Kobi for teaching his first lesson alongside Mina and Ethan.

Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

March 11, 2023 | Mina was honored to join Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards with the top 5 finalists for the Time Kid of the Year award! We had the best time catching up, seeing Awkwafina and Melissa McCarthy. The afterparty and dancing was fun too!

Teach-In at Black Pine Circle School

March 11, 2023 | Mina, Ethan and Mimi shared AYR’s One Day of AAPI History lesson with the Berkeley middle schoolers. We have a feeling that pretty soon some of their Asian Student Union reps will be teaching the lesson too!

AAPI Youth Rising Supporting Asian Women

March 1, 2023 | AYR joins Asians Are Strong for Our Time: an event celebrating AAPI Women at the historic Ferry Building in SF! Join us on Sunday, March 12th @ 3pm. Come see performances, hear from inspirational speakers, share great food and look out for Bay Area heroes! Stay for an Oscar viewing party afterwards.…

Vicha Ratanapakdee Remembrance

February 20, 2023 | On January 28th, members of the AYR group attended the second year anniversary of grandpa Vicha Ratanapakdee’s death. Vicha Ratanapakdee, a victim of AAPI hate, was viciously pushed to the ground in his neighborhood and eventually succumbed to his wounds. The remembrance started with a poem about the hate towards the…

Presenting AYR to the Principal of Burlingame High School

February 8, 2023 | Earlier today, following another hate incident at her school, Jaslene had the honor to speak to the principal of Burlingame High School and present AAPI Youth Rising’s mission and achievements to her. Jaslene explained the effects educating people on the narratives of Asian Americans and other races and how said education…

Partnering Alliance for a Healthier Generation

February 7, 2023 | We’re excited to continue partnering with Alliance for a Healthier Generation in 2023! Thanks to Alliance for a Healthier Generation for highlighting our One Day of AAPI History Lesson and our ONE/180 Pledge. You can read about our partnership in AHG’s Annual Report. Fun fact, AHG highlighted some cool authors last year and Jane…

White House Lunar New Year Celebration

January 26, 2023 | Today, Mina (in spirit), Jaslene, Charlee, and Anna, had the honor of visiting the white house on behalf of AYR. They had the honor of hearing Elaine Tso, Dr. Biden, and the president all make speeches. The recent shootings have greatly impacted our community, making it even more important to lift…

TFK Your 🔥 Job

Novermber 6, 2022 | On October 25, on TimeforKids Your 🔥 Job, TFK kid reporters and Mina hear about the future of the healthcare industry from U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. 

Asian Pacific Fund Gala Update

November 6, 2022 | The AYR Youth Board and members including Mina, Charlee, Max, Ethan, Lin, Johann and Mihika were honored to attend the Asian Pacific Fund Gala where Mina spoke about the group’s work as a special guest. This year’s honoree is MSNBC/NBC News Anchor, Author & Director Richard Lui.

AYR and

November 6, 2022 | AAPI Youth Rising joins DIGNITY.US in the wake of a rising tide of hate-fueled violence in America. is a citizens’ initiative to address the crisis together. You too can share your ideas, testimonials and suggestions with right now. All kids deserve to have our voices heard so that we can work towards a…

Clay Roy Spoke With TFK Kid Reporter Mina Fedor’s

October 23, 2022 | Youth civic engagement drives change. Elizabeth Clay Roy is the CEO of Generation Citizen, a nonprofit group that tries to involve students in the democratic process. Clay Roy spoke with Time for Kids Kid Reporter Mina Fedor.

NBC Bay Area’s Asian Pacific America

October 16, 2022 | NBC Bay Area’s Asian Pacific America: Mina speaks with NBC’s Robert Handa about AAPI Youth Rising’s latest initiatives on Sunday, October 23 at 5:30pm on NBC Bay Area KNTV.

Aurora Theater Company: Colonialism is Terrible, But Pho is Delicious Opening Night

October 16, 2022 | Aurora Theater Company: Colonialism is Terrible, But Pho is Delicious Opening Night – AYR joins the opening night panel for ‘Colonialism is Terrible, But Pho is Delicious’ by playwright Dustin Chinn. The play received the Prestigious Edgerton FoundationNew Play Award in 2022. This is the first play to begin Aurora Theater’s 31st Season.…

Changemaker Summit 2022

October 16, 2022 | Changemakers Summit 2022 is a national AAPI Youth Conference created in partnership with Act to Change, Hate Is A Virus and Stop AAPI Hate. Designed to support, connect & develop the next generation of AAPI youth activists, our conference this year will center around the theme of Intergenerational & Intersectional Activism.…

Call for new Chapter Leaders and Ambassadors

October 9, 2022 | Want to help our cause? Become an AYR Chapter Leader or Youth Ambassador today! Chapter Leaders pledge to bring our ONE DAY OF AAPI HISTORY lesson to classrooms and/or organizations. Become a Chapter Leader in your city today and create a new chapter of driven individuals who strive for a more…

Vicha Ratanapakdee Street Naming

October 2, 2022 | Today, we commemorated the loss of a beloved community member, Vicha Ratanapakdee. He is being forever preserved by the renaming of Sonora Way to Vicha Ratanapakdee Way. Many speakers shared their opinions and takes on the horrific killing. Some examples are Amanda Nguyen and Daniel Dae Kim. We gathered not only…

Vicha Ratanpakdee Street Naming Ceremony in San Francisco

October 1, 2022 | AYR is invited to speak alongside SF politicians and civil rights leaders at the Vicha Rattanapakte Street naming. Grandpa Vicha was brutally pushed down to the ground at the start of the pandemic. His family has continued to raise awareness about the violence targeting AAPI in America.

July Youth Board Meeting

July 24, 2022 | Youth Board had its monthly meeting today and discussed new plans and updated each other on what each board member is doing. A new announcement is that there will be new spots in the board for finance director and middle school director.

The Cameron House

July 19, 2022 | Kudos to Mina, Maxwell and Charlee for presenting to middle schoolers at the Cameron House SF Community Immersion Program. The Cameron House is a SF institution. Established in 1874, it hosts many family-centered programs out of SF Chinatown. We were so excited to present our ONE DAY OF AAPI HISTORY lesson…

The Unity March

June 25, 2022 | Mina, Ethan, Anna, Cooper, Max, and Charlee were highlighted in the first ever national AAPI march for The Unity March at Washington DC. AYR was a Partner Organization for the rally.

Asian Voices Podcast

June 17, 2022 | Asian Voices Podcast Mina’s interview – The Rising Generation of Activists with Mina Fedor of AAPI Youth Rising

AYR presents to Mattel

June 17, 2022 | So great to be invited back to speak with Mattel. Jaslene, Angely, Mina, Soha for presented to Matel’s AAPI Employee Resource Group!

Interview on the Today Show

May 23, 2022 | Check out our interview on the TODAY show! Mina and members of the AYR team including Aashi and Charlee share why it’s important to learn about our diverse histories. 

ACT TO CHANGE Community Reception + Changemaker Award for Mina Fedor

May 23, 2022 | We were in LA at Act to Change’s Community Reception for the 4th Annual National AAPI Day Against Hate and Bullying! Did you miss the Livestream? You can catch it here. Mina also was awarded the Changemaker of the Year Award. Thanks to Act to Change for believing in us from the beginning!

CBS Evening News

May 15, 2022 | Thank you CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell and Nancy Chen for covering our ONE DAY OF ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY launch. AAPI Youth Rising is sharing our lesson in classrooms across America!

AAPI Youth Rising’s One Day of AAPI History Lesson

May 15, 2022 | Interested in ONE DAY OF AAPI HISTORY? Asian American history is American History. Our ONE/180 Pledge asks for at least one day of AAPI History + Culture in our schools and we continue to support legislative action in support of our diverse histories. While we advocate for change, we hope to share what…

AAPI Silicon Valley Culture Festival

May 15, 2022 | We joined AAPI Silicon Valley for their Culture Festival! Max spoke with Mina and we enjoyed all the cultural performances that day. Thank you @aapisv!

Act To Change 4th Annual National AAPI Day Against Hate and Bullying

May 12, 2022 | Act To Change is rallying the nation — including cities and states, community organizations, and influencers, community leaders and elected officials — to commemorate the fourth Annual National Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Day Against Bullying + Hate on May 18, 2022. To honor Vincent Chin’s legacy and to commemorate…

AAPI Youth Rising + Healthier Generations Instagram LIVE

May 7, 2022 | Catch our Instagram LIVE conversation on May 17 at 12:45 p.m. PST/3:45 p.m. EST. Healthier Generations is speaking with AYR about how your family can get involved in supporting AAPI young people and inclusive communities. Also, check out Healthier Generation’s AAPI Heritage month resources!

Asia Society SF’s Game Changer West Award ceremony

April 24, 2022 | We had such a fun time at @asiasocietysf’s Game Changer West Award ceremony! We met with honorees Time’s Kid of the Year Gitanjali Rao, Daniel Dae Kim and Stop AAPI Hate founder Russell Jeung! Plus we met all our friends from Asia Society in person!!!

AALEAD Virginia Annual Day of Service

April 12, 2022 | Johann and Mina presented to elementary school and middle school students about AYR’s past year for Asian American Youth Leadership Empowerment and Development AALEAD Virginia’s Annual DAY OF SERVICE! It was great sharing our story with all their families too!

Act to Change’s Youth Ambassador program

April 8, 2022 | Many of us joined Act to Change’s inaugural Youth Ambassador program. We met weekly for the past few months to learn how we initiate change in our communities. Our capstone project was an anti-bullying lesson that we hope to roll out in the coming months. Stay tuned! Thanks to Kat Mallari…

Celebrating Grace Lee Boggs on NowThis News’s Shoulder Series

March 25, 2022 | We are so honored to celebrate our hero Grace Lee Boggs through the Now This On Their Shoulders Series. The late Grace Lee Boggs was a fierce advocate for communities of color, and she continues to inspire a new generation of young activists including all of us at AAPI Youth Rising to…

Teen Vogue Interview

March 19, 2022 | Amazing speaking with Teen Vogue who shared our message that all histories matter! AYR Charlee and Mina spoke with Teen Vogue.

Lead the Convo

February 27, 2022 | We joined Lead the Convo’s Social Justice Fair on February 20th! Mina and Charlee shared tips on how to build and grow our organization with the following student-led groups: Let’s Procrastinate, Youth for the People, Letters for Rose, Ask An Undergrad, Growth for Green, The Good Bros, Lead the Convo Eco,…

Girl Scout Daisy Troop #76411

February 27, 2022 | Exciting speaking with our very first Girl Scout Daisy Troop! Thanks Sora, Rory, Penny, Stella, Kelsey and Taelee for reaching out to hear our story!

Dear Asian Youth Panel

February 18, 2022 | Join us at Dear Asian Youth’s panel on Feb 20th at 5pm PT to hear Mina, Johann, Jaslene and Charlee speak about our experiences with AAPI Youth Rising.

American Girl and Now This! present “Making Herstory”

February 14, 2022 | American Girl and Now This! present ‘Making Herstory’ – Learn how AAPI Youth Rising is bringing change to the world. Hear Miki Ishikiawa speak with Mina, Team USA figure skater Alysa Liu, choreographer Ellen Kim and Joanne Baik about the importance of cultural heritage and representation. AAPI Youth Rising is proud…

Meet Sean – Celebrating Black History Month

February 5, 2022 | At AAPI Youth Rising, we believe in celebrating our diverse youth voices! Huge shout out to guest contributor of the month, Sean for his Black History Month write-up. Thank you for sharing your message and celebrating with us! #blackhistorymonth #aapiyouthrising

Time Kid of the Year with Trevor Noah!

February 4, 2022 | So honored to be selected as @nickelodeon Top 5 Honoree for @TIME “Kid of the Year!”🏆Check out the TOP 5! Orion Jean: founder, Race to Kindness orion_monaco_jean Cash Daniels: environmental activist @theconservationkid Samirah Horton, aka DJ Annie Red: anti-bullying activist @dj_annie_red Lino Marrero: inventor @lino marrero Mina Fedor: anti-racism leader @aapiyouthrising@mina.fedor Tune in Wednesday, February 9 at…

Asian Justice Rally

January 30, 2022 | Today we gathered in SF for the Asian Justice rally – a national rally taking place in five cities on the anniversary of the death of 84-year old Thai grandfather Vicha Ratanapakdee. ONE in FIVE Asian Americans have experienced a hate incident the past year. ONE in FIVE AAPI students have…

Humsub Global Interview

January 22, 2022 | Check out our talk with @humsubglobalteen Founder & Executive Director, Rahul Yates! HSGT is dedicated to building a community for multiracial and mixed race identities. The Multiracial population has changed considerably since 2010. It was measured at 9 million people in 2010 and is now 33.8 million people in 2020, a 276% increase!…

American Girl selects AAPI Youth Rising as Partner Group for 2022 GOTY!

December 30, 2021 | American Girl selected AAPI Youth Rising as the partner organization for the American Girl 2022 Girl of the Year! Corinne Tan is the first Asian American GOTY and we are so honored to be the 2022 GOTY partner organization with American Girl! Like many of us at AAPI Youth Rising, Corinne…

Act to Change: Changemakers Summit 2021

October 23, 2021 | AAPI Youth Rising led a panel at the Changemakers Summit 2021 during Bullying Prevention Month on October 23, 2021. Mina, Aashi, Anna, Charlee, and Mila spoke on the panel. This was Act to Change’s 3rd Annual Anti-Bullying Youth Conference in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month in partnership with Hate is a…

Our Diverse Voices Youth Art Showcase

October 9, 2021 | AAPI Youth Rising organized the Our Diverse Voices youth art showcase in collaboration with AAPISV, Actions Towards Change, National Children’s Campaign, E14 Gallery and Rock Paper Scissors Collective. Opening Day was October 9th @ E14 Gallery in Oakland, CA during the Old Oakland Celebrates block party that drew hundreds of visitors!…

CCCSF + Wells Fargo Foundation: AAPI Mural Project for San Francisco

September 25, 2021 | AAPI Community Heroes Mural Project – unveiling in Chinatown, SF over Lunar New Year 2022! AAPI Youth Rising’s Mina and Aashi were so honored to serve on a panel of judges including AAPI Local Community Heroes, Rev. Norman Fong, Cathy Lam from Chinatown CDC, former BOE Eric Mar, Josephine Chew from…

Homeroom with Tan France

September 23, 2021 | AAPI Youth Rising and our classmates from Black Pine Circle School are honored to have been selected as a 2021 Homeroom with Tan France participant. Eye, and Act To Change Advisory Council member Tan France, to increase awareness of bullying prevention and teach kids to become active anti-bullying advocates in their…

Boys & Girls Club + SAMSHA

July 21, 2021 | Working on our presentation for BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of MALIBU in PARTNERSHIP WITH SAMHSA – July 21, 2021. We the Social Justice unit for the Empowered Voices Program. Anna, Mila, and Mina presented to and lead a discussion about youth activism with 12 SoCal Boys & Girls Club chapters. Shout…

AAPI Youth Action Rally

June 26, 2021 | Thank you to @aapiyouthaction for organizing June’s inspirational rally in Pasadena. It’s uplifting to see other middle school youth taking action to speak up for our community. AAPI Youth Rising was honored to speak alongside trailblazers @repjudychu, @PasadenaMayorGordo, #senatorportantino, Susie Woo Associate Professor of American Studies at California State University, Lieutenant…

Grantmakers for Thriving Youth

June 16, 2021 | Grantmakers for Thriving Youth – WEBINAR. AAPI Youth on Safety, Belonging and Thriving. Webinar recording of Mina speaking on June 16, 2021 here!

#LiveTogether Campaign

May 26, 2021 | #LiveTogether Challenge is launched by UNESCO and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. The #LiveTogether challenge is a global campaign about raising solidarity and inclusion in the international community in the effort to fight racism and discrimination. AAPI Youth Rising is joining the movement and nominating our…

Little Actions Make a Difference

May 26, 2021 | Each day, we at AAPI Youth Rising are raising our voices and taking actions to create positive change in the world. Just some of the work we’ve done this month includes: Making impactful artwork to spread awareness of key issues in our community. Rallying our community members, schools, and teachers to…

Berkeley Proclamation in honor of AAPI Youth Rising

September 14, 2022 | In May, 2021, the City of Berkeley awarded AAPI Youth Rising with a proclamation acknowledging our work to better our community through youth action. Thanks to Councilmember Robinson and Councilmember Kesarwani for supporting our communities and for nominating us. Thanks to the entire City Council for this honor!

El Cerrito Human Relation Commission

May 12, 2021 | El Cerrito Human Relation Commission – Stop Anti-Asian Violence – Charlee and Mina shared our AYR stories and her allegory with the City of El Cerrito on Wednesday, May 12th from 6:30-8pm PST.

AAPI Youth Rising’s ONE/180 Pledge

May 11, 2021 | Students, Teachers, Parents, and Allies, please consider signing the ONE/180 Pledge if you support having at least one lesson of AAPI History + Culture taught in your schools in this coming year. Why ONE/180? Out of the standard 180 instructional days in the average student’s school year, we are asking that…

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