SUPPORTING THE ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER COMMUNITY
In generating and distributing this resource, we aim to translate alliance into action and amplify the voices of Asian Americans who have always been at the forefront of their own civil rights initiatives throughout history and today.
ResourceS (PDF version)
How YOU can support the AAPI community within our school:
The Asian American Association, a student-led affinity group at MS54, regularly creates activities and digital content to educate their fellow peers about Asian American culture, identity, and history. Last week, they posted an informative slideshow on their Instagram page in response to the tragedy in Atlanta.
How YOU can interrupt the rise of hate crimes by protecting yourself and others:
How YOU can spend to make a difference:
If you identify as AAPI and want specialized support, here are some services:
How YOU can learn to make a difference:
If you are looking for literature that reflects Asian and Pacific Islander voices, here are just a few of the many excellent options available:
SPOKEN WORD POEMS
Diversify your Instagram feed by following Asian accounts.
Here are a few options:
Engaging digital resources for further learning: