Queens lawmakers and coalition members advocate in support of legislation to teach Asian American history in NYC public schools


Queens lawmakers and activists gathered at the state capitol in Albany on Monday, May 22, to support legislation that would require public K-12 schools in New York to include material in their curriculum that reflects Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) history. 

The group joined Sen. John Liu and Assemblywoman Grace Lee, who are sponsors of bills S5963/A06579. There was also a celebration of AANHPI Heritage Month with elected officials and the New York State Assembly Asian Pacific American Task Force.