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MultiCulti Corner visits LA's Chinatown for Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) month

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MultiCulti Corner visits LA's Chinatown for Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) month

Ni Hao! Mixed Up Clothing is proud to support our partner, The MultiCulti Corner, as they teach multicultural children about other cultures around Los Angeles. On this beautiful day we were introduced to one of the country’s oldest and most historic Chinese enclaves by docent, Helen Hua of Undiscovered Chinatown. We met at the entry into Chinatown which is highlighted by a large dragon above Hill St.  Helen explained that the Chinese immigrants moved into this area as early as 1852 and the first Chinese were mostly men. She went on to share that they were laborers doing work such as laundry,...

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