New York City is home to more than one million Asian Americans and 30 percent of students in Hunter College are Asian Americans. However, there is still not a department for Asian Studies in Hunter College.
CRAASH--the Coalition for the Revitalization of Asian American Studies at Hunter College find they are in a similar situation 10 years ago, trying to save a dying Asian American Studies program.
This time, they want more than adding some courses and only one -time program director. They want a new department.