We know that young people have been dealing with a lot of challenges socially, emotionally and mentally since the pandemic. It’s taken them away from environments that help foster those skills, so now many of them are falling behind.
Oftentimes, Asian and Asian American kids are viewed as students that academically excel. This can lead to them being left behind. So, how are the youth supporting themselves and how are adults in their lives supporting them?
Reset discusses with a mother, educator and student.
GUESTS: Kashyap Rajesh, junior at Adlai Stevenson High School
Wileen Hsing, Chinese instructor and Asian American literature teacher at Niles West High School
Asna Qureshi, parent, Carol Stream resident and former teacher