Virtual After-School Club for Teens

Asia Society's Education and Outreach team is here to support educators this October! Visit our newly created educator lesson plansthat support teachings about U.S. and Asia relations, and feature educator resources and fact sheetson Asian American civic engagement and civil rights.


Additionally, you can bring Asia Society Texas Center directly to your remote classroom by booking a freeVirtual Field Trip. The first five educators from this newsletter who sign up for a Virtual Field Trip will receive a complimentary Educator Membership to Asia Society. See below for details!


Also — do you know of a teen looking to expand their cultural knowledge of India? Share ourAfter-School Club: The Arts and Culture of Indiawith them! Registration closes Wednesday evening, so students should sign up today to secure their spots.



After-School Club: The Arts and Culture of India

Thursdays, October 8 – November 19, 2020, 4:30–6 p.m. (Central Time)

Registration: $75 Members, $90 Nonmembers (Scholarships available)

Learn about the arts and culture of India in our new virtual club just for teens! We welcome students ages 13–18 to join us for an introduction to the Hindi language and to explore topics related to Indian culture, such as music, film, literature, and environmental issues. No prior knowledge of Hindi or India is required. Learn more »


Educator Resources: U.S. and Asia Relations

In this virtual library for educators, find lessons and classroom activities to develop student understanding of U.S.–Asia relations during Donald Trump's presidency. Designed for Government, U.S. History, and Political Science educators at the secondary and university levels, this virtual library provides resources for topics such as China and trade, North Korea and nuclear negotiations, the implications of the November 2020 elections on U.S. foreign policy toward Asia, and more. Learn more »


PANEL DISCUSSION

Bank of America Women's Leadership Series: Building Black and Asian Solidarity

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 6:30 p.m. Program, 7:10 Audience Q&A

How to watch: Free; registration required

Although the Asian American Movement was inspired by the Black Liberation Movement, the historical dynamics of Asian and Black American communities are frequently overlooked. Often, Asian American women — such as Yuri Kochiyama and Ina Sugihara — were at the forefront of building coalitions for civil rights across racial lines. Solidarity, support, and strength between all communities are needed to move the nation forward in these current times. Join us to welcome activist and author Helen Zia and Prairie View A&M president Ruth J. Simmons in conversation with ABC News' Nightline co-anchor Juju Chang on building solidarity and strength between communities and their hopes for cross-racial understanding. Learn more »


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