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2022 Catalog

Data Disaggregation Community Call

 

To spread awareness of AAPSU’s data disaggregation initiative to students, community members and leaders, and other MCPS stakeholders.

 

January 31st, 2022 6:00-7:00pm EST


 

Discuss Mental Health in the Asian Community

 

Many Asian Americans suffer from mental health issues. However, there is a stigma when it comes to accessing mental health resources/services. We can talk about these issues during the event.

 

July 19th, 2022 4:oopm EST


 

Introductory Meeting with Ms. Singhal

 

  • Get students and parents to pressure principals and Social Studies resource teachers to offer a Asian studies course at more schools - take a school by school approach 

    • Target schools w/ high Asian populations

  • BCC, Blair, WJ → have an East Asian Studies course that feels very fetishizing

    • Find out what’s being taught, who the audience is

    • Try and convince teachers to expand it to APIDA as a whole

    • Education and awareness

  • Find teachers at each school who wants to teach the course, train them, continue teaching

  • Generate interest in the course to keep going

  • APIDA course was vetted by Central Office staff and approved by the BOE

  • Determine which schools to focus on 

    • 3 schools with East Asian studies

    • Springbrook

July 28th, 2022






 

Introductory Meeting with MocoPAAN

 

  • Started around boundary analysis controversy specifically from conservative Asian Americans and discrimination against Asian Americans

  • Criteria: support for boundary analysis, race-conscious admissions, affirmative action, rights for all immigrants, Maryland-specific

  • MoCoPAAN got a grant from AAAJ for anti-discrimination, INCLUDING ETHNIC STUDIES

  • Month-long Asian American studies program, Yuri Kochiyama Program 

 

September 7th, 2022


 

Data Disaggregation Community MoCo Community Call

 

  • Recognize the importance of data disaggregation in the Asian American community

  • Hear from various figures that specialize in data disaggregation 

  • Learn about data disaggregation legislation and policies

  • Expand our understanding of what data disaggregation is by participating in a panel discussion and Q&A

October 7th, 2022 5:00-6:00pm EST


 

Data Disaggregation Testifying Campaign

 

  • Promoting the testification of data disaggregation to spread awareness surrounding its impacts in the Asian American community and legislation

 

December 2022

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