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Webinar: Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Centering the Needs of Transgender and Non-binary Students at School

Join us on June 29, 2-3:30 pm (ET) as we bring together a panel of trans youth to learn how educators and administrators can best support them in school settings.

Letter to Educators re Discrimination Against Asian American and Pacific Islander Students

“I write to express concern about increased harassment and violence directed at Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) individuals…” Thank you, Assistant Secretary Suzanne B. Goldberg, for your Dear Colleague Letter.

Recording Available – Good Trouble: Understanding and Supporting Youth Activism for Equity and Justice

Relive the experience! Watch or re-watch amazing youth activists discuss equity and social justice issues.

Recording Available- Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: A Conversation with Author Hena Khan

Watch or re-watch our latest video Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: A Conversation with Author Hena Khan.

How families can confront COVID-19 related harassment in schools

In schools across the United States, AAPI students have reported bullying and harassment by classmates because of their race or national origin, including their ethnicity, ancestry, and language. The U.S. Department of Education recently published a guide on how families can confront COVID-19 related harassment in schools. This two-pager identifies how the federal government can… Read More »

Conference – 2021 Families Learning Conference

Join NCFL for their 2021 Families Learning Conference held in Dallas during October 25-27.

Webinar – Good Trouble: Understanding and Supporting Youth Activism for Equity and Justice

Registration is now open for next week’s webinar, “Good Trouble: Understanding and Supporting Youth Activism for Equity and Justice.” We will engage in a dialogue with local youth activists on the intersections of civic engagement, activism, youth development, and public schooling.

Webinar – Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: A Conversation with Author Hena Khan

Join MAEC next Tuesday, 5/11 2-3 pm ET for an interview and interactive activity with children’s books author Hena Khan! Register today!

Resounding Voices from Students

Michael Zhao (12th grade) and Alexandra Ni (7th grade) are two Asian-American students from Maryland who testified at the 3/24 “Stop Asian Hate Solidarity Rally” in Columbia, MD. Their voices represent hope for the future: equity, social justice, and unity. Here are their testimonies.

MAEC’s Statement on the Chauvin Verdict

Thursday, April 22, 2021 On April 20th, a Minnesota jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd. When the verdict was read, we experienced relief and joy alongside deep sadness and mourning.  This much-anticipated verdict provided a brief exhalation for many communities across the country. But while it signifies that accountability is… Read More »

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