Please join our discussion on how to improve the media depiction of Asian Americans. Agenda items include:

  • The Jeremy Lin phenomenon
  • Controversy over Pete Hoekstra’s Super Bowl ad featuring an Asian woman
  • Heejun Han, contestant on “American Idol”
  • Television shows and movies featuring Asian Americans like The Descendants, 2 Broke Girls, Celebrity Apprentice with George Takei, and Glee

If you are interested in participating in MANAA but cannot make the monthly meeting, please contact us at and indicate your interest in participating in writing letters, reviewing movies, monitoring TV shows, or other kinds of activities. MANAA’s monthly general meeting is on the second floor meeting room of the Chinatown Public Safety Association @823 N. Hill Street. It’s your chance to share your input and thoughts on pressing issues regarding the portrayal of Asian Americans in print, radio, television and movies.