Dispelling the Model Minority Myth

Part 3 of The State of the AAPI Community Round Table Discussion

National Community

The Asian-American and Pacific Islander community is growing faster than any other ethnic group in the United States. And with migration being a key driver of that growth, the AAPI community has the greatest proportion of immigrants of any U.S. ethnicity.  Using a familiar stereotype – the “model minority” myth – as a starting point, the panel digs into the true AAPI story, covering this population’s struggles with unemployment, access to education, language barriers, and poverty – and poses ideas and solutions that can help advance the community forward.  The “model minority” stereotype is examined – and confronted – in part three of Comcast Newsmakers Presents: The State of the AAPI Community.

Host Ellee Pai Hong leads a groundbreaking roundtable discussion with AAPI community leaders:

Click here to continue to part four of this five-part series.