Lesson plans on Asian American civil rights issues for grades K-12
Rapid economic growth in China helped lifting 748.5 million people out of extreme poverty, dropping the country’s poverty rate from 66.3 percent to just 0.3 percent.
Shifting poor people into cities can also be a way of reducing rural poverty, but it can come at the cost of increased urban poverty
One of the greatest human migrations of all times – hundreds of millions of young men and women from the countryside poured into the factories and construction sites of China’s coastal boom towns.
The CCP has spent $20.6 billion in 2020 alone on poverty alleviation, topping an increase of $3 billion in anti-poverty spending each year.
China’s cities are becoming more and more hostile to the people on whose backs they were built, and the migrants are not feeling the gains of the government’s promise.
From 1970 to 2016, the gap in the standard of living between Asians near the top and the bottom of the income ladder nearly doubled.
Lesson Summary: Students will learn about the much unknown history of racism against Asian Americans, what Asian Americans have had to endure and how the current perceptions of Asian Americans have manifested. Through reflection, critical thinking and much needed discussion, … Continued
Nearly 80% of Asian Americans say that they do not feel respected and are discriminated against in the U.S.
“We need to make sure that our community is educated so that they know what their rights are” – John C. Yang