In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a panel of community leaders and filmmakers joined GBH for an hour-long Q&A discussion exploring the rich past and uncertain future of local and regional AAPI “affinity neighborhoods,” including Boston and Chicago’s Chinatowns, Boston Little Saigon in Dorchester and other enclaves.

Our panel includes:

– Sothea Chiemruom, executive director of the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association

– Annie Le, president of the board of directors, Boston Little Saigon
– Dr. Lisa Yun Lee, executive director of the National Public Housing Museum
– Penny Lee, co-producer and editor of A Tale of Three Chinatowns
– Andrew Leong, associate professor, Philosophy Department, Legal Studies, LatinX and Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston
– Angie Liou, executive director of Asian Community Development Corporation
– Danielle Kim, director of Asian Community Fund
– Lisa Mao, director, writer and co-producer of A Tale of Three Chinatowns
– Ernest C. Wong, founder and principal of site design group

GBH President and CEO Jon Abbott and Timothy Russell, VP of Community Engagement and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at WTTW, both offer welcoming remarks. Liz Cheng, GBH’s General Manager for Television, including GBH WORLD, moderates.

“A Tale of Three Chinatowns” premieres Monday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET on @WORLD Channel and will be available for streaming on the @PBS Video app: https://bit.ly/3wMpyG7

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