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About Us

The GC-Immigration Working Group is proud to present Project Big Apple Bites. In the fall of 2013, we hit upon the idea of creating videos with included lesson plans as an educational resource for teaching immigration. Since then, our new videographers have been hard at work taping, editing, and preparing materials to post. There are …

Filipino-Chinese or Chinese-Filipino: Interethnic Asian America lesson plan

Use the lesson plan below with the video Filipino-Chinese or Chinese-Filipino: Interethnic Asian America. The lesson plan includes prompts to help introduce the video short’s topic, questions to assess comprehension and facilitate discussion, as well as resources for further reading and research. There are two separate lesson plans in the document below: the first is geared toward …

Hacking Justice: Traditional and Emerging Models of Immigrant Services Delivery lesson plan

Use the lesson plan below with the video Hacking Justice: Traditional and Emerging Models of Immigrant Services Delivery. The plan includes prompts to help introduce the video short’s topic, questions to assess comprehension and facilitate discussion, as well as resources for further reading and research. There are two separate lesson plans in the document below: one …

New York’s Mexican Community: Challenges and Opportunities video

If the video fails to load, please find it on our YouTube channel. The video portrays different people’s sense of opportunities and challenges in the Mexican community. By interviewing several Mexican-American New Yorkers, the video challenges viewers’ tendency to stereotype what it means to be Mexican and a member of the Mexican community in New …

New York’s Mexican Community: Challenges & Opportunities lesson plan

Use the lesson plan below with the video New York’s Mexican Community: Challenges and Opportunities. The lesson plan includes prompts to help introduce the video short’s topic, questions to assess comprehension and facilitate discussion, as well as resources for further reading and research. There are two separate lesson plans in the document below: one for …

“uptown” / “downtown” Chinese in NYC video

If the video fails to load, please find it on our YouTube channel. The video explores the heterogeneity of Chinese immigrants positioned in different types of neighborhoods in New York City. Their diversity is shown through their stories, voices, and dialects. Yet, there are shared experiences and histories that cross generational and socioeconomic boundaries.   …

“uptown” / “downtown” Chinese in NYC lesson plan

Use the lesson plan below with the video “Uptown”/”Downtown” Chinese in NYC. The lesson plan includes prompts to help introduce the video short’s topic, questions to assess comprehension and facilitate discussion, as well as resources for further reading and research. There are two separate lesson plans in the document below: the first is geared toward college …