American Civic Life

On Lunar New Year, Celebrating Asian Cultures with Pride

January 29, 2022

Sang S. Lee, program coordinator for the Asian American Cultural Center, University of Illinois

Sang S. Lee, program coordinator for the Asian American Cultural Center, University of Illinois

Volunteers at the University of Illinois prepared Lunar New Year activity kits last week to distribute on campus.

Volunteers at the University of Illinois prepared Lunar New Year activity kits last week to distribute on campus.

As a child, the idea of seeing my Korean family’s cultural traditions shared and valued by my teachers and classmates would not enter my mind as possible.

Dr. David Chih helped launch a Lunar New Year program at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

Dr. David Chih helped launch a Lunar New Year program at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.