Myth of the Model Minority

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Join ACENET Members Circle Casual Conversation

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The Model Minority Myth

6:30 - 7:30, Thursday June 10, 2021

Come share your experiences, knowledge, and stories about the myth of the model minority. Here are somereferences that might interest you.

  • Chih-Chieh Chou (2008). Critique on the notion of model minority: an alternative racism to Asian American?, Asian Ethnicity, 9:3, 219-229, DOI: 10.1080/14631360802349239
  • Gordon Pon (2000). Importing the Asian Model Minority Discourse into Canada, Implications for Social Work and Education. Canadian Social Work Review, 17(2), 277-291.
  • Arthur Sakamoto, Isao Takei & Hyeyoung Woo (2012). The Myth of the Model Minority Myth, Sociological Spectrum, 32(4), 309-321, DOI: 10.1080/02732173.2012.664042

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Organizer Asian Canadian Educators Network

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ACENET began meeting informally over the summer of 2012, and has developed into a pan-Asian organization for educators in the Greater Toronto Area and the province of Ontario. Our Vision is to work towards equity in school and society through full and active participation, and our Mission is to serve as the voice for advocacy, pedagogy and leadership. Using the Equity and Inclusive Strategy for Education in Ontario and the Ontario Framework for Leadership as a foundation, we come together as a unified collective to support and advocate for equitable and inclusive education

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