The NEW New York: Fighting 19th Century Anti-Asian Discrimination

Janes Walk

Led By Village Preservation

Dylan Yeats, Visiting Scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, discusses the Chinese American immigrant-rights activists who lived and worked in Greenwich Village 130 years ago. These young men and women worked with neighborhood churches & institutions to try to protect and extend equal rights for all races. Learn how their under-recognized victories and defeats shaped a formative moment in U.S. history and continue to resonate.


This on-demand program is housed on YouTube, which provides automatic closed captioning.

Location Information

RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.


On Demand
Less than one hour

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Advocacy, History & Culture
Platform: On Your Browser
Language: English