Erika will give a featured presentation titled “Asian American Communities: History and Contemporary Issues” at the annual meeting of the CA Association for Bilingual Education on Thursday, March 24, 2016 in San Francisco. For more information, see the conference website.
Description: Asian Americans are now the fastest growing group in the U.S. and are helping to change the face of the nation. Why and how has Asian immigration to the U.S. increased in recent years? What are the diverse educational needs of Asian American students? What is the “model minority” myth and how does it affect students? Join award-winning historian and author Erika Lee to discuss the history and contemporary issues of diverse Asian American students and communities. Book signing immediately following session.