Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


Interactive, educational sessions for teams



There are lots of ways to get your team together for AANHPI Heritage Month!


HELM Life works with experts to bring their knowledge & research to the corporate setting - in a fun and engaging way!





Learn some History


Spend an hour learning about the history and poems of Angel Island, Asian American activitists, pre-colonial Hawai'i and Asian American communities in the US with discussions about the Perpetual Stranger stereotype and the Model Minority Myth.





See change through Pop Culture


There are a lot of ways to make change and influence that world that we share - spend an hour talking about important issues like mental health, representation and anti-Asian racism through the lens of pop culture.




Play a MicroLearning Series!


Learn asynchronously, but still all together! Once a week for 3 weeks, in a wordle-y kind of way, your teams will get together to learn interesting stories and lessons from Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians! Themes include: Leadership, Mental Health and Breaking Barriers.



What's an Interactive Learning Event?


They're part research, part puzzle, part learning and part fun!

What's a microLearning?






MicroLearnings bridge what participants already know, with a little bit more info.


Fill-in-the-blanks style word search learning adds to what participants already know, with a little bit more DEI learning. It's quick, easy, interesing and fun.


Try One




Here's why teams choose HELM Life Programming:

Hosted Events
HELM Life can host up to 200 participantsper event, divided into groups of 6-8. Each group is hosted by one of our trained facilitators, to support teams in their learning and to make sure that things run smoothly.
Easy to Organize
HELM Life Learning Events take 45-60 minutes to complete and fit within a 1-hour calendar block. They're led by our event emcees are easy to plan, well-researched and fun to do - organizers simply need to get teams to their link, and we'll take over from there!
Donation Included
All HELM Life Learning Events include a donation to an organization working to address the systemic inequalities we'll be learning about.


We're proud to partner with experts and amplify their voices


Dr. Robert Diaz


Dr. Robert Diaz is Associate Professor in the Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) at University of Toronto. His research focuses on the experiences of sexual minorities in Asia, with particular attention to diasporic communities in the transpacific, Southeast Asia, and the Philippines. Collectively, his work broadly identifies the shared barriers that many sexual, gender, and racial minorities face globally. Dr. Diaz’s scholarship has been published in top-ranked peer reviewed journals and foundational edited volumes. His book, A Confetti of Ordinary Dreams: Queer Filipinos and Reparative Acts, is under contract with Duke University Press. Diaz has secured competitive research grants within and beyond Canada, from Harvard University, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, SSHRC, and the Connaught Foundation.



Stop AAPI Hate


In response to the alarming escalation in xenophobia and bigotry resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Pacific Planning & Policy Council, Chinese for Affirmative Action, and the Asian American Studies Department of San Francisco State University launched the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center to track and respond to incidents of hate, violence, harassment, discrimination, shunning, and child bullying against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

HELM Life is pround to support their work with a 10% donation from each AANHPI Heritage Month Event that we facilitate.





Testimonials


Testimonial
"Thank you again for hosting us yesterday! Our team really enjoyed it. I also wanted to give an extra shoutout to the host who led our team, she was very knowledgeable and helpful in answering everyone's questions. We'd definitely like to know about any future events."

Courtney B.

Influxdata

Testimonial
I received an email from a participant immediately after our session with suggestions for changes we can implement within our organization. This is a direct result of the content, and conversation points. The event was so well received, and expertly run, so thank you to you and the whole team!

Stephen M.

Seres Therapeutics

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