There is growing demand for Chinese language instruction across the U.S. Watch Lan Trinh’s video of a public elementary school in New York that initiated a dual language Mandarin-English program.
The rank and file membership of American labor unions is increasingly made up of immigrants. In this podcast Fi2W’s Cristina Pastor talks about the influence of Asians on organized labor.
Manhattan’s Chinatown lost population over the past decade. New Census figures showing the decline have added to an intense debate about the future of the historic neighborhood.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are among the fastest growing ethnic groups in organized labor. Their increasing numbers in the labor movement has implications for both workers’ rights and election year politics.
Remé Grefalda is constantly on the lookout for books, publications, documents and other ephemera that preserve the Asian immigrant experience. She is the driving force behind a new collection at the Library of Congress -the Asian-American Pacific Islander Collection
A spectacular parade in the heart of Chinatown kicked off the Chinese lunar new year 4709. Larry Tung brings us an audio slideshow of New Yorkers ringing in the Year of the Rabbit.
While Amy Chua’s recent essay has created a new image of Chinese parenting, many different parenting styles are practiced by Chinese Americans.
Aswini Anburajan’s Indian immigrant parents set high standards for her and her younger sister. One sister followed the rules, the other defied them, with surprising results for the entire family.
Feet in Two Worlds fellow Larry Tung takes a video tour of one of the best-kept secrets in Manhattan’s Chinatown.
With help from grassroots groups, Asian Americans are becoming a rising force in New York City politics. Watch Larry Tung’s video documenting their ascent.