Our New Haven Chinese American History pilot program wouldn’t be possible without our amazing volunteer teachers from Yale University! In May 2019, they received much- deserved recognition from the Yale Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) for their work on the pilot program.
The Yale Immigrant History Project, led by co- presidents Rita Wang and Alex Wang, are the recipients of the inaugural AACC Exemplary Social Justice Contribution award. Thank you for your commitment and your diligence!
The Yale Chinese American History Initiative team will continue strong in the coming year, helmed by rising junior Stella Xu.
For API Heritage Month, NBC Asian America profiled the Immigrant History Initiative and other groundbreaking organizations across the country that are passionate about “writing Asian American stories back into history books.” Read about the innovative projects spearheaded by IHI and our allies in the article here.
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