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The mission of the Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP) is to support the enrollment, retention, graduation and overall success of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and other high-need students.

If you’re a current Hunter College student, there are many ways to get involved in HCAP! These opportunities are open to all students. Click on the buttons below to see more about how to get involved:

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Last month, HCAP and Asian American Studies Program students met with NYC Comptroller Brad Lander to discuss their participation in AAPI Classroom, a new program to increase awareness of AAPI history in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Designed by Coalition for Asian American Children and Families and the Controller's Office, the program trained Hunter College students to share AAPI histories through reading aloud a text to students in NYC public elementary school classrooms. We're so proud of our students! ...

In an effort to continue destigmatizing mental health, HCAP spoke with Asian American faculty in Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program to talk about what they were stressed about in college, and how they care for themselves now.

In this conversation, we spoke to the Director of the Asian American Studies Program and Center, Vivian Louie.

To learn more or to view the video with subtitles, go to huntercap.org/everydaywellness
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In an effort to continue destigmatizing mental health, HCAP spoke with Asian American faculty in Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program to talk about what they were stressed about in college, and how they care for themselves now.

In this conversation, we spoke to Gabriela Biba Fullon, Mental Health Outreach Coordinator at HCAP.

To learn more or to view the video with subtitles, go to huntercap.org/everydaywellness
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In an effort to continue destigmatizing mental health, HCAP spoke with Asian American faculty in Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program to talk about what they were stressed about in college, and how they care for themselves now.

In this conversation, we spoke to Dr. Marcia Liu, HCAP Mental Health Specialist.

To learn more or to view the video with subtitles, go to huntercap.org/everydaywellness
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In an effort to continue destigmatizing mental health, HCAP spoke with Asian American faculty in Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program to talk about what they were stressed about in college, and how they care for themselves now.

In this conversation, we spoke to Farrah Qidwai, a professor teaching at the Asian American Studies Program at Hunter College

To learn more or to view the video with subtitles, go to huntercap.org/everydaywellness
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In an effort to continue destigmatizing mental health, HCAP spoke with Asian American faculty in Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program to talk about what they were stressed about in college, and how they care for themselves now.

In this conversation, we spoke to Fidelito Cortes, a professor teaching at the Asian American Studies Program at Hunter College

To learn more or to view the video with subtitles, go to huntercap.org/everydaywellness
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In an effort to continue destigmatizing mental health, HCAP spoke with Asian American faculty in Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program to talk about what they were stressed about in college, and how they care for themselves now.

In this conversation, we spoke to Caitlin Ho, Program Director of HCAP.

To learn more or to view the video with subtitles, go to huntercap.org/everydaywellness
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Make new friends and mingle, learn more about HCAP, hear student presentations, celebrate graduating seniors and AANAPISI Scholars, and maybe even win a raffle! Free dinner food will be available, please RSVP by June 3rd.

RSVP at bit.ly/eoy67

Date: Tuesday, June 7th, 2022
Time: 5:00-7:00pm
Location: Hunter West 8th Floor Faculty Dining Hall

If you have any questions, please contact HCAP Program Director Caitlin Ho at ch1322@hunter.cuny.edu or HCAP Program Associate Maryam Mian at mm4758@hunter.cuny.edu

* This event is sponsored by Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP)
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Please note that the HCAP office will be closed during this week and that the drop-by hours of the semester are no longer in effect. In order to contact us or schedule a meeting, please email HCAP staff at hcap.hunter@gmail.com ...

In an effort to continue destigmatizing mental health, HCAP spoke with Asian American faculty in Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program to talk about what they were stressed about in college, and how they care for themselves now.

In this conversation, we spoke to Jackie Mariano, a professor teaching at the Asian American Studies Program at Hunter College

To learn more or to view the video with subtitles, go to huntercap.org/everydaywellness
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AAPI college students are the least likely racial/ethnic demographic to initiate mental health support/counseling.
In an effort to continue destigmatizing mental health, HCAP spoke with Asian American faculty in Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program to talk about what they were stressed about in college, and how they care for themselves now.
By approaching faculty, we hope to normalize conversations about mental health as relevant to everyone. Some people may think disclosing about mental health struggles is embarrassing, shameful, or a sign of weakness.
To learn more, go to huntercap.org/everydaywellness
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Upcoming Community Event:
Now What? Asian Americans and Social Justice
Are you an Asian American* college student looking for ways to advocate for your communities and support other marginalized groups? Then join our full-day in-person workshop in NYC!
The workshop is on Sat, 5/14, from 9:30AM to 4PM in the Lower East Side. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
Students will:
· learn about Asian American history
· develop communication strategies for difficult conversations
· explore their racial experiences
· receive a $50 gift card for their participation
For more info & to apply: https://bit.ly/3OCjqII
Space is limited.
Apply by 5pm May 9, 2022

Questions? Email Collected Senior Director Jennifer Wu (jennifer.wu@cafamh.org).

*Note: for the purposes of the workshop discussions, ‘Asian American’ may include people from East Asia, Middle East, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands, South Asia,Southeast Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, and the Indo-Caribbean. We leave it to the applicant to decide how they want to be identified.
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