Hartford Students Gain Exposure to AAPI History And Experiences
Creating a more educated and aware student body. A Hartford school is teaching kids about the AAPI community, exposing them to different cultures and backgrounds.
Hartford Students Gain Exposure to AAPI History and Experiences
Creating a more educated and aware student body. A Hartford school is teaching kids about the AAPI community, exposing them to different cultures and backgrounds. Whether it’s through poetry or through story time, students at Breakthrough Magnet School South in Hartford are getting lessons about the AAPI community and its history. “Some of them are aware that people look...
Searching for Birth Family and Identity: Korean Adoptees in Connecticut
A journey of self-discovery. Many Korean adoptees in Connecticut have made efforts to find their birth families while figuring their own identities and place in the state.
Khmer Youth Group in Bristol Seeks to Build Inter-Generational Ties
A youth group at a Cambodian Buddhist temple in Bristol is preserving their heritage while building ties between different generations. The group members are making inroads with their elders as a way to bring the local Khmer community together without losing touch with their roots. “I want to make the efforts to show our culture off and to spread...
Inside BTS' First Visit to the White House With President Joe Biden
South Korean superstars BTS met with President Joe Biden at the White House to discuss Asian inclusion, representation, art and more.
Filipino-Japanese Cable Car Gripman Has a Grip on San Francisco's History
It seems whenever a special cable car comes rolling out of San Francisco’s cable car barn or turns up at a special civic event, chances are it’s cable car gripman Valentine Lupiz at the stick.
BTS Headed to the White House to Discuss Anti-Asian Hate
The K-pop band, which has become a worldwide phenomenon, will meet with President Biden to talk about inclusion and celebrate AAPI Heritage Month.
New Haven Collective Commemorates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
The month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. During the month of May, NBC Connecticut is highlighting the contributions of AAPI communities to the country. AAPI Heritage Month serves as a launching pad towards understanding the unique cultures, languages and communities. Those inside the state are working to ensure more awareness is brought to the forefront….
Actor James Hong, 93, Becomes Oldest Person to Get Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
Actor James Hong was honored for a career in which he has appeared in 469 television shows, 149 feature films, 32 short films and 22 video games.
During AAPI Heritage Month, National Hate Survey Serves as Reminder of Challenges
In the period between March 19, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2021, a total of 10,905 hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. were reported to Stop AAPI Hate.