ICC Tenth Anniversary Gala to Feature Shoba Narayan
Shoba Narayan, a trailblazing Broadway actress, will perform at ICC's 10th Anniversary Gala on November 5. Shoba is currently in the starring role of Princess Jasmine in Aladdin. She will originate the lead role of Simran in Come Fall in Love – the DDLJ Musical in San Diego this fall and on Broadway in 2023. Shoba made her Broadway debut opposite Josh Groban in Natasha, Pierre and the Comet of 1812, starred as Eliza Hamilton in the national tour of Hamilton and in 2020 appeared on Broadway as Nessarose in Wicked.
ICC Teens to contribute to Connecticut's AAPI curriculum
ICC is partnering with the Advanced Pedagogy Curriculum Lab run by UConn's Asian and Asian American Studies Institute on the development of stories that will inform the state of Connecticut's mandated AAPI curriculum. Students in middle school and up will be the storytellers. The four- to five-month project will culminate in an exhibit and community event showcasing the stories.
Kal Penn launches ICC Speaker Series
Kal Penn, actor, White House Staffer, and now author, spoke to an audience of over 150 at the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center on March 7. News anchor and women's leader, interviewed Kal. The GHS South Asian Heritage Club co-promoted the event. Read more . . .
Connecticut Humanities awards ICC $21,800 grant
CT Humanities, the statewide, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), awarded ICC its largest grant to date: a $21,800 grant that will help ICC reestablish itself and expand its reach following the pandemic.
ICC Announces new Speaker Series
ICC's Speaker Series will bring boldfaced names in entertainment, journalism, literature, business, medicine, the arts and other fields to Fairfield and Westchester counties. It will also feature influential individuals from the local community. ICC Speaker Series is made possible with the generous support of Blanca and Sunil Hirani.
ICC Booklist for Children
Divya Shenoy and Veda Swaminathan, Greenwich High School students, have compiled a booklist for kids 0-18 that explores the topics of race, cultural awareness, and self-esteem. You can find the booklist HERE.
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