Learning outcomes of the Webinar:
- Address the current state of Anti-Asian racism
- Discuss the historical relevance and context
- Explore different opportunities for all of us to practice allyship
Land Acknowledgement + Support Indigenous Communities
- Which indigenous land are you on? Find out here: https://native-land.ca
- Navajo Nation is the highest COVID-19 infected area in the US. A few of the organizations that are supporting native communities
Xenophobia and Anti-Asian Racism during COVID-19 (and beyond)
- Stop AAPI Hate Reporting Center - https://www.asianpacificpolicyandplanningcouncil.org/stop-aapi-hate/
- Learn History:
- Modern day Asian American Activists to follow
- Mia Mingus – Disability and racial justice activist, blog: https://leavingevidence.wordpress.com/
- Ai-jen Poo – Leader, founder, and CEO of National Domestic Workers Alliance
- Liz Kleinrock – Instagram @teachandtransform, https://www.teachandtransform.org/
- Helen Zia – journalist, activist, writer, https://helenzia.com/
- Michelle Kim – Head Queen @ Awaken, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Activist, Instagram @michellekimkim
- Have more influential folks to add? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
About the Event Facilitators:
Christine Wang (Pronouns: she/her)
Christine is a coach, consultant, and facilitator working at the intersections of equity, organizational development, and leadership. Prior to starting her independent consulting practice, Christine was the associate director for a philanthropic program focused on leadership and organizational development for nonprofit grantees. She sits on the board of the Asian Women's Shelter, a multilingual, multi-ethnic organization working to eliminate domestic violence by promoting the social, economic and political self-determination of women.
Michelle Kim (Pronouns: she/her)
Michelle is the Co-Founder & CEO of Awaken. Michelle graduated from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business with a passion for social entrepreneurship and social justice. Michelle's expertise in organizational change management, strategic goal setting, and social justice activism set the groundwork for Awaken's multidisciplinary and action-oriented learning programs. As an immigrant queer woman of color, Michelle has been a lifelong social justice activist and a community organizer, serving on a variety of organizations such as the San Francisco LGBTQ Speakers Bureau and the UC LGBTIQ Association Steering Committee (commissioned by the UC system’s Office of the President).