Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA)
Olympic and Sports Figures
TACT has recognized the importance of Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) in many fields. Twenty short biographies and portraits are featured in Crossing Boundaries: Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, published by TACT in 2010.
Download the entire booklet of 20 notables, written for Grades 4 – 8. Please contribute a $5 donation to help us continue the biography project.
Recommended Donation for
- APIA Biography Project, Asian American Studies Department, San Francisco State University, Project Directors: Lorraine Dong and Jeannie Woo.
- 2016 Biography Writers for The Association of Chinese Teachers (TACT): Irene Dea Collier, Maisie Dea, Helen Joe-Lew, Gale Ow, Anita Wu
- 2010 Crossing Boundaries: Asian and Pacific Islander Americans by Irene Dea Collier and Lora Meilin Collier, illustrated by Janine Macbeth