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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in 2020: History in the Making in the Time of Pandemic ♥ ★

Friday, May 8, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

2020 apa heritage month
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FRIDAY, MAY 8th 11:30AM-12:30PM via Facebook Live on https://www.facebook.com/OCAPICA

Join our Asian American and Pacific Islander coalition for a discussion about the disparities and racism affecting the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA.

Speakers include:
Manju Kulkarni, Executive Director of Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON);
Dr. Raynald Samoa from City of Hope;
Ellen Ahn, Executive Director of Korean Community Services (KCS); and
Congresswoman Judy Chu of the 27th Congressional District.

How to watch our Facebook Live:
– Make sure that we show up on your newsfeed and ‘like’ our Facebook Page at facebook.com/OCAPICA.
– Don’t have a Facebook account? Find our Facebook video at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/OCAPICA/videos/

About the Virtual Series:
In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, OCAPICA, the South Asian Network, the UCI Humanities Center and the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center are joining together to host a series of panels featuring community leaders speaking on how our communities are facing the effects of the pandemic and how our communities can come together in the face of it.

About the Orange County Asian American and Pacific Islander Meet & Eat Coalition:
The Orange County Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Meet & Eat is a coalition of 25 local AAPI-serving community-based organizations created as an open forum for community leaders to gather to discuss and strategize around the needs of the diverse AAPI community in Orange County. The coalition’s purpose is to build a network of service providers and advocates to support each other and work together to transform Orange County for all communities. The Orange County Asian American and Pacific Islander Meet & Eat coalition is dedicated to ensuring a complete and accurate count of Orange County.

This event is co-sponsored by OCAPICA, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Health Initiative, OC AAPI Meet & Eat Coalition, South Asian Network, UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and U.S. Census 2020.