Taking a Stand Against Asian American Hate Crimes
John Yang, President and Executive Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice — AAJC, discusses with host Tetiana Anderson what the numbers show and don’t — and a training available for bystanders to learn how to safely respond to nonviolent anti-Asian harassment.
Japanese American Support for Racial Justice
David Inoue, Executive Director of the Japanese American Citizens League, discusses with host Tetiana Anderson the parallels between Japanese American history and current advocacy efforts for racial justice.
Sikhs in America
The Korean American Community
Abraham Kim, Executive Director of the Council of Korean Americans, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss the challenges this population faces and their impact on art, culture, and technology in the U.S.
Breaking Out AAPI Diversity
Gregg Orton, National Director of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, discusses with Tetiana Anderson how disaggregating data can help advance health equity for not only Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations, but all minority groups.
Impact of COVID-19 on AAPI Businesses
Chiling Tong, President and CEO of the Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship, shares with host Tetiana Anderson the state of AAPI business in America today.
Living the Legacy of Bruce Lee
Asian American Women: Breaking the Glass Ceiling
Sue Ann Hong of The Center for Asian Pacific American Women discusses how her organization is preparing and supporting Asian Pacific American women for leadership roles in both the public and private sectors.
STORIES FROM YOUR REGION
Investing in Early EducationThe Child and Family Network Centers is a network of 8 free, high-quality bi-lingual preschools that provide low-income children with the tools they need to succeed in school and in life. Their Executive Director Jackie Horstmann Didio tells Elena Russo about their strong connection to the community they serve.
The ARC of Northern VirginiaLucy Beadnell, Director of Advocacy for The ARC of Northern Virginiaj joins Elena Russo to discuss the free services they offer to people with developmental disabilities and their support network. Additionally, they discuss the TravelMate program, which provides virtual support to individuals with cognitive challenges to be more independent while traveling.
Special Olympics Virginia