One: Listen and react to Haunani-Kay Trask. How can we challenge white culture, and imperialism to decolonize the world we live in today?
Two: The goal of the project
- Wins and Lessons
- The goal of this project is to learn about some of the historical and current issues facing the Asian American community
- Understanding past struggles and the different intersections that Asian Americans have faced in the United States
- Who are our “Heroes and Sheroes”
- What backgrounds and experiences did some of the Asian Americans come from?
- What educational levels?
- Socio-economic status in society?
What about this person and experience?
- What is being fought for?
- What is being questioned?
- What actions and accountability are being taken by the person, community, government, etc.?
- What was the action that was taken by the person and by the system?
Where and When do this movement and activism occur?
- Where was the location of this struggle?
- What did we know about the climate of the time in which these actions are taking place?
- What precedent was established prior to?
Why do we need to know this story and person?
- What is this person significant in the Asian American experience?
- Why have you heard of this case?
- Why have you not heard of this case?
- Why should future generations know of these Heroes and She-roes?
How does this experience stand the test of time?
- How were outcomes of the activism measured?
- How has this person’s legacy and impact shaped the future for both American and the Asian American community?
- How has this fight continued?
- How have the lessons of this experience evolved in society as we know it?
Project and Recording
- Each of the 5 sections is worth 3 points. (15 points total)
- You will be creating a slide and recording of your presentation via zoom.
- Share your screen and talk about a Hero or Shero of your choice
Important Questions to ask when presenting
- Why did you pick this person?
- What about their story is important and why should it be told?