Kansas City AAPI Community In Their Own Words

An important resource and local reporting that we shouldn't have buried in a compilation post . . . Take a look at this community now garnering rising progressive political power.

9 Kansas City Residents Share What Being Asian Means to Them

The past year of pandemic and rising racial tension has shaken many to their core. For Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Kansas City, this year has been particularly challenging. AAPI residents make up 3% of the population in the Kansas City metropolitan area and 12% of the Midwest, according to Census Reporter and the Pew Research Center.