API Heritage Month: Narratives on History, Belonging, & Activism

May 17 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location

Online

Event Organizer

Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Phone:
(212) 853-7045
Email:
Website:
socialwork.columbia.edu/about/dei/

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ONLINE ONLY (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Sponsored by
Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Featuring

HINALEIMOANA KWAI KONG WONG-KALU (Kānaka Maoli), Community Advocate, Office of Hawaiian Affairs

LHADON TETHONG, Co-founder & Director, Tibet Action Institute

LYDIA X.Z. BROWN, ESQ., Disability Justice Advocate

SONALEE RASHATWAR, LCSW, MEd, Co-Owner, Radical Therapy Center

The panel will feature four speakers of various backgrounds who are committed to equity and inclusion for Asian Pacific Islander & Native Hawaiian folx and other historically marginalized populations. They will share their personal stories, perspectives on history and belonging, and strategies for sustaining activism and healing. Full bios can be found at the registration link.

Chris Won, Program Coordinator of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, will moderate. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions of and share insights with the panelists, and are encouraged to submit any questions ahead of time using the registration form. A Zoom link will be sent 24 hours prior to the event.

The DEI office is extremely excited about this opportunity and hopes that you would be able to join us. Please share this openly and widely, as the event is open to the public. Please contact Disability Services at disability@columbia.edu for accommodations.