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!
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 weContinue reading “AAPI Youth Rising’s One Day of AAPI History Lesson”
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!
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 MentalContinue reading “Act To Change 4th Annual National AAPI Day Against Hate and Bullying”
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!
April 29, 2022 What an honor to be a part of the @cccsanfrancisco and the Wells Fargo foundation mural project! The mural is a reminder that AAPI community heroes and stories matter. AYR served on a panel last year and helped select the heroes from over 5000 submissions from youth. Mural Location: 706 Jackson Street, SF CAContinue reading “Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco and the Wells Fargo Foundation Mural Project”
April 24, 2022 We have big news coming in May and are so grateful for Teach for America for capturing our story. We at AAPI Youth Rising believe that our histories should be told, and so we are SUPER excited about our upcoming action. STAY TUNED!
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!!!
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!
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 forContinue reading “Act to Change’s Youth Ambassador program”