Southeast Asian American History Timeline

We would like to share a Southeast Asian American timeline to highlight narratives within mainstream Asian American history that are not usually discussed. 1600s Filipinos reach Mexico on ships of the Manila galleon. 1898 U.S. annexes the Philippines. 1903 Filipino students (pensionados) arrive in the U.S. for higher education. 1907 First group of Filipino laborers … Continue reading Southeast Asian American History Timeline

Q&A Event Recap: Kai Davis

On Saturday January 25th, Kai Davis--a slam poet with the Philly Youth Poetry Movement--took a break from the chilly East Coast weather to visit Claremont. Kai, who won finals at the 2011 Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival as a part of Team Philly, is raw and expressive. As a queer woman of … Continue reading Q&A Event Recap: Kai Davis

Rise Up! Autobiography Project

The Rise Up! program is an arts based program for high school youth in the Los Angeles Chinatown area. The program is a collaboration between Pomona College’s Asian American Resource Center (AARC), and the Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA), a non-profit organization that is located in the Mandarin Plaza in LA Chinatown. Founded by Sissy … Continue reading Rise Up! Autobiography Project