In Chicago, it’s time for decisive action before it’s too late.
As mainstream media continues to portray Asians as the transmitters of COVID-19 (more commonly known as the coronavirus), Asian Americans have experienced an increase in discrimination and xenophobia.
Payton called off all spring foreign exchanges and trips Friday evening, a dramatic but expected move in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.
Nearly two-dozen Payton students joined hundreds of Chicago teens in skipping school on March 15 to attend a downtown rally calling for action against global warming, as part of a worldwide youth “climate strike.”
Payton hosted its annual Model United Nations conference on Saturday, December 2, bringing in dozens of students from around the Chicago area for a day of debate and problem-solving.
Several Payton students attended the Illinois Global Scholar Summit on Saturday, hosted downtown at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
Last week, four prestigious guest speakers attended Payton as part of Global Action Club’s Guest Speaker Series for International Week.