NCTA Online Book Club: “Eat the Buddha”, Barbara Demick

Program Start Date: Mar 28 2022

Location: Online Program

Participants joined EARC program leader Tese Wintz Neighbor and Seattle World Affairs Council Global Classroom Director Ryan Hauck for a Book Club focusing on issues facing Tibet today.  Teachers grappled together with the complex issues of economic gain vs. cultural loss, the Dalai Lama’s teachings on non-violence vs. self-immolations, education reform vs. watering of language and

Celebrating Identity: Teaching Empathy and Understanding using Cultural Celebrations of the New Year

Program Start Date: Mar 9 2022

Location: Online Program

Created in partnership between the Wing Luke Museum and the Henry M. Jackson School South East Asia Center, this teacher training centered around the voices of Asian Americans who shares stories of the holidays that they celebrate and how the holidays continue the connection to their heritage. Teachers joined a two-part program during which ways to bring the