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- Smashing the Model Minority Myth through a Celebration with Minnesota AAPI Leaders
Smashing the Model Minority Myth through a Celebration with Minnesota AAPI LeadersMay 18, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT Free
Registration Deadline: TUE. 5/18/21
Join Literacy Minnesota and special guests for a Zoom celebration of Asian-American and Pacific Islander lives in Minnesota! Come and learn about AAPI representation in education and the arts from Dr. Rose Chu, Senior Policy Fellow at MNEEP and Professor Emerita at Metro State; politics and policy from State House Representative Samantha Vang; diversity and equity in volunteerism from Wendy Vang Roberts, Training Manager at MAVA; and local organizing from MK Nguyen from St. Paul Promise Neighborhood. Celebrate the achievements and activism of Minnesota’s AAPI communities, and connect to resources that the literacy field can use to lift up and support our AAPI teachers, volunteers and learners.