In Case You Missed It: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Programs

As Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has come to a close, the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and the Asian Pacific Islander (API) Caucus has compiled the following programs that you can watch beyond the month of May. Some of the recordings are listed below.

USC Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Caucus Presents: Resilience and Leadership: A community of Hope and Healthy
The USC Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Caucus hosted Resilience and Leadership: A community of Hope and Healthy, a virtual presentation held as part of the 23rd Annual Scholarship Reception and the Paul Chikahisa Memorial Lecture series.

Interviews with the AAPI Community

The USC Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Caucus hosted Resilience and Leadership: A community of Hope and Healthy, which featured interviews with students, alumni, and members of the AAPI community.

Short Film: Call Me When You Get Home
Kuroda Studios presents, Call Me When You Get Home, a short film that was produced in response to the nation’s troubling rise in anti-Asian and anti-Asian American hate crimes.

An Interview with the Authors: Young, Pride, and Sung-jee
Watch an engaging interview with the authors of Young, Pride, and Sung-jee, a children’s book about fighting Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic. Authors Joyce Y. Lee (Ph.D. Candidate in Social Work and Psychology, University of Michigan), Emily Ku (MSW Candidate, University of Michigan), and Maggie Chen (MSW alumna, University of Michigan) discuss the inspiration behind Young, Proud, and Sung-jee and their experiences as Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Documentary Film: Silver Tongue Effect
Jessica Liu, MSW ’20, and Hayley Hom, MSW ’20, produced and directed the Silver Tongue Effect, a short documentary film that captures the Chinese American voice in isolation during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn How to Support AAPI MSW Students
Do you want to support AAPI MSW Students? The Nishimoto Endowed Scholarship is awarded to first-year Asian American and Pacific Islander MSW students with a commitment to the Asian Pacific Islander community. By making a gift to this fund, you support scholarships that help recipient students realize their dream to become social workers who advocate for others. You also help to ensure that social workers from all backgrounds and experiences are prepared to serve and effect positive change in the diverse communities of our society.

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