KBTC SUPPORTS THE WESTERN WASHINGTON AAPI COMMUNITY
KBTC stands by and supports our local Asian & Pacific Islander community. Education and conversation are two of the best tools that can be used to fight hate, and KBTC has extensively covered issues involving the South Sound AAPI community and you can see our recent community programs and stories.
Asian Hall of Fame 4/8
Using Influence to End Hate
Violence Against Asian Americans - Mar 26
An old problem re-emerges
Education & Advocacy
For more about education CLICK HERE
For local AAPI Advocacy CLICK HERE
For more about stopping violence against AAPI CLICK HERE
CLICK HERE for 8 things you can do to help fight anti-Asian hate (info from PBS)
CLICK ABOVE TO WATCH THE PBS ASIAN AMERICANS DOCUMENTARY SERIES
Governor Inslee Statement On Violence Against Asian Americans 3/18
Governor Inslee comments on recent rash of violence against Asian Americans.
More Local Stories, Art, and History
Of Race and Reconciliation
A look at the 1885 Tacoma Chinese expulsion
Kathak: Stories in Motion
Tacoma-based musician and dancer, Ameera Nimjee.
Remembering Tacoma's Nihonmachi
A look at what once was Tacoma's vibrant Japantown.
In The Shadow of Tahoma: Japanese America Incarceration
A local look at Japanese Incarcerations during WWII
In The Shadow of Tahoma: Scent of Memories
A local look at the special Vietnamese Community Garden in Pierce County
Northwest Now: Filipino History
Pierce County has the largest Filipino American population in Washington.
Northwest Now Digital First: Asian Film Festival
A look at a unique South Sound community based movie festival
Northwest Now: Japanese Exclusion
Let it not happen again - remembering the Japanese exclusion on Bainbridge.
Northwest Now: Chinese Expulsion
Teaching racial tolerance through art.
Northwest Now Digital First ORAR Screening
A look at a screening for a KBTC documentary about a dark chapter in Tacoma history