May 6, 2021 — This edition of 'Spotlight on Asian Pacific Americans' features Ruth Asawa, an Asian American sculptor nationally recognized for her wire sculpture, public commissions, and her activism in education. Asawa's work can be viewed at the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and public places in San Francisco. (26 min., 15 sec.)
In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Center for Global Education launched a new series called Spotlight on Asian Pacific Americans. The series features inspiring Asian Americans and explores their specific contributions to life in America. These mini-lessons are perfect for children ages 5-12 and will aim to spark the curiosity of young learners by helping them to build a more inclusive understanding of American history.