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[VIDEO] Anti-Asian Hate in the Pandemic Age: Curing the Virus of Hate

 Roosevelt House is honored to present a live Zoom panel discussion, marking Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, on Anti-Asian Hate in the Pandemic Age: Curing the Virus of Hate—featuring experts, scholars, and policymakers on how to explain...

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[VIDEO] Hyper Education: Why Good Schools, Good Grades, and Good Behavior Are Not Enough

 Beyond soccer leagues, music camps, and drama lessons, today’s youth are in an education arms race that begins in elementary school. In Hyper Education, Prof. Pawan Dhingra uncovers the growing world of high-achievement education and the after-school learning centers,...

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HCAP Kickstarts Spring Financial Literacy Programming with March Events

By: Michael Tamsuriyamit 丨March 28, 2021 When Hunter College students attended the “Asian Americans Adulting” virtual panel event on March 4, many were surprised to hear that a ukulele, disco ball and whittling kit were just some of the...

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HCAP Statement on Anti-Asian Violence and Racism

HCAP Statement on Anti-Asian Violence and Racism Dear all, We are sending our love, hugs, and thoughts to our HCAP community in light of the recent attacks on massage parlors in Georgia, during which 8 people were murdered, including...

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Statement From President Raab on Violence Against Asian Americans

The appalling outbreak of targeted violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders here in New York and elsewhere in our country must stop immediately. Speaking for the entire Hunter College family, we condemn it in the strongest possible terms...

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[VIDEO] Students Reflect on Asian American Studies at Hunter College

Listen to our students reflect on what they have learned in their Asian American Studies classes at Hunter College — about themselves, Asian American communities and identities and paths forward. Director Vivian Louie opens with a brief introduction of...

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HCAP Leaders – Asian American and CUNY Student Narratives Zine

In Summer 2020, seven HCAP Leaders met over a series of Zoom sessions to reflect on their experiences navigating distance learning, the pandemic and growing movements for racial justice. These discussions led to a digital zine project to document...

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[VIDEO] COVID-19 & Anti-Asian Discrimination: Supporting Asian American Students at Hunter College

In the wake of COVID-19, anti-Asian discrimination across the globe – and in New York City — has risen sharply. Join this discussion to learn how Hunter College is supporting Asian American students during these challenging times. Students will...

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[VIDEO] Dr. Margaret M. Chin’s Stuck: Why Asian Americans Don’t Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder

In the classroom, Asian Americans, often singled out as so-called “model minorities,” are expected to be top of the class. Often they are, getting straight As and gaining admission to elite colleges and universities. But the corporate world is...

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Hunter Awarded $3.5M to Support Asian American and Other High-Need Students

We are excited to announce that Hunter College was awarded two additional five-year, U.S. Department of Education AANAPISI Title III Part A grants totaling $3.5 million.  Funding includes a $1.5M grant to expand HCAP’s programs at Hunter College and...

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