Lesson 2: The First Koreatown and the Legacy of Dosan Ahn Chang Ho
Activity 2: Where Was the First Koreatown and Who Was Dosan Ahn Chang Ho?
Description: Students explore the life of Dosan Ahn Chang Ho, his immigration to the United States, and his life as an activist and community builder. They examine how the first Koreatown was established in Riverside, California, and compare the experiences of Korean, Mexican, and women citrus pickers and packers. They identify Dosan’s contributions to the United States and Korea and consider ways to make contributions of their own.
The lesson plan includes the article “A Woman’s World” by Dr. Audrey Maier