Alan Sugiyama was a leader in the Asian youth movement in the late 1960s and 1970s. He co-founded the Oriental Student Union at Seattle Central Community College and was active in the University of Washington’s Asian Student Coalition. (1 min)
One glaring example of discrimination
spotted by the UW’s Asian Student Coalition was the unfair
distribution of financial aid.In this
excerpt, Alan Sugiyama describes the tactics they used to ensure
more equal aid for Asian American students.