Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage

WXXI is proud to pay tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.

Featured Programming

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 12:00pm
Join us for a weekly series of virtual events to accompany the airing of the PBS Future of Work Series. Conversations include discussion of topics involving the future of work addressing quality career paths, addressing issues of race and equity, the impact of technology, lessons from young workers, continuing to work longer, women's roles in the workplace and supporting mental health. 

Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage

PBS LearningMedia has a wide range of learning resources for students in grades 7-12th grade, focused on Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage and PBS's Asian American series including the full Asian Americans series
Sesame Workshop continues its major commitment to racial justice with new resources and content called "Coming Together" to help families talk to young children about race and identity. 
With attacks on Asian and Asian Americans increasing across the country, the Levine Center to End Hate was proud to partner with Monroe Community College’s Department of Global Education & International Services to present a three-part series exploring the Asian and Asian American communities of Greater Rochester, the history of racism and xenophobia aimed at Asian and Asian Americans in our country, and ways we can work together to support our Asian and Asian American neighbors. 
Watch On-Demand: PBS KIDS Talk About: Race and Racism is a special co-viewing program for families with young children to watch and discuss together. 
A collection of films by and about individuals regarding race across the country and around the globe. Watch on-air, stream online and share the voices, the stories on WORLD and from our partners in public media.
A collection of films by and about individuals amplifying and affirming Asian American Pacific Islander voices across the country and around the globe. Watch on-air, stream online and share the voices, the stories on WORLD and from our partners in public media.
A 3 episode digital series on Asian America history produced in partnership by the Center for Asian American Media and PBS Digital Studios. A People’s History of Asian America tells the history of Asian Americans through the microaggressions and stereotypes this community faces. 
Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. WXXI in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Greater Rochester is featuring stories from local members of the community that provide examples of culture, heritage, history and contributions to our region and nation.

Recently Aired

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 5:00pm
This film traces the artistic development of this remarkable young musician, from an early ability to play piano by ear, to his gold medal triumph in the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, to his debut at Carnegie Hall.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 12:00pm
Join a live conversation about race and work with Plinio Ayala, President and CEO of Per Scholas, and Maurice Jones, President and CEO of OneTen as part of the discussion around the Future of Work. 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 7:00pm
Join moderator Kara Miller, host of public radio's Innovation Hub, for a panel discussion and highlights from the PBS series Future of Work, followed by a live Q&A.
Monday, May 31, 2021 - 8:00pm
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris address the Asian American and Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander communities in a virtual greeting.
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 10:00pm
Hear the incredible American Dream story of refugee and Christy's Doughnuts founder Ted Ngoy.
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Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage

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