A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Missing in History: The Asian American Journey (July 30, 2022)
This free Saturday workshop for K-12 educators features three speakers on Asian American history, including legal history and how it is taught and will include resources for teachers. It is organized by the 1990 Institute and co-sponsored by USCI.
The workshop is 8 - 11:30 am Pacific Time
|The Making of Asian Americans
Lok Siu, UC Berkeley
This session introduces the ethnic studies framework and how it illuminates the social and political histories of Asians who have made the U.S. their home.
|Mapping Asian American Identity
Margaret Yee, Asian Art Museum
This session uses maps and works of art to spark reflection and discussion on what it means to be “Asian” and explores how Asia’s expansive, complex geography and history affect Asian Americans.
|Asian American Legal Cases that Shaped Civil Rights for All
John D. Trasviña
The former dean of the University of San Francisco law school and the former executive director of Generation Citizen will discuss key legal cases in the struggle for equal rights.