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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

General Resources About Asian Pacific Americans

  •  Star UCLA Asian American Studies Center
    The Center houses a collection of research, publications, storybooks, and digital media aimed to deepen the public understanding of Asian American and Pacific Islanders. This site is maintained by the University of California, Los Angeles.
  •  Star The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) 
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.

Classroom Resources

  • Star Fred T. Korematsu Institute

    Obtain online resources, including a K-12 Korematsu Institute Teacher’s Guide, videos and accompanying lesson plans and posters, access to digital materials, and lesson plans on five documentaries on the Japanese American incarceration. The Institute was founded in honor of Fred Korematsu who challenged the Executive Order 9066 that sent 120,000 Japanese Americans to incarceration camps.

  •  Star1882 Foundation

    A non-profit organization that provides lesson plans on the history and continuing significance of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

  •  StarPacific Link

    "Pacific Link, the KQED Asian Education Initiative, is a project of KQED Education Network (EdNet) designed to help educators and community audiences teach and learn about Asia and Asian America."

  • Founding DocumentsSources from the Ottoman Empire

    This section of the Center for History and New Media website World History Sources guides users through an in-depth analysis of two documents from the Ottoman Empire: the Gulhane Proclamation and the Ottoman "Bill of Rights."