Asian Heritage Celebration at LaGuardia Community College (May, 2021)

The Asian Heritage Celebration (AHC) Committee cordially invites LaGuardia faculty, staff, and students to the Asian Heritage Virtual Celebration mini-conference on Wednesday, May 5, from 2:00-3:30pm and Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 10:30 am-1:00 pm. on-going: Asian American Voices (student journal) (http://bit.ly/AHC2021a) on-going: COVID-19 Oral History Project (http://bit.ly/AHC2021c) Every Wednesday: Asian American Wellness Group (http://bit.ly/AHC2021w) Fri, April 16, 2021: Teaching While Asian (http://bit.ly/AHC2021t) Mon, April 26, 2021: Asian American Town-hall meeting (http://bit.ly/AHC2021d) Wed, May 5, 2021: Anti-Asian Violence: Coping with Trauma (http://bit.ly/AHC2021v) Thur, May 6, 2021: Asian Heritage Celebration Mini-conference (http://bit.ly/AHC2021m) Fri, May 7, 2021: Anti-Racist Pedagogy Teach-in (http://bit.ly/AHC2021i) Tue, …

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Teaching While Asian: A Panel Discussion for Future and Current Asian American Educators (hosted by NYC Men Teach)

This panel discussion will revolve around Asian American students in teacher education programs and current Asian American educators’ experiences as future and current teachers. The discussion will also cover racism against Asian Americans and COVID-19 related attacks against Asian Americans. Date: Friday, April 16, 2021 Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm Place: Zoom (register at https://lagcc.wufoo.com/forms/event-registration-form/) Description: Panelist: – Dr. Rupan Saran, Associate Professor of Education, School of Education/MEC – Chris Nicolo, Graduate student at Queens College & Elementary school teacher – Kelwin Choi, Graduate student at Hunter College For more information about the event, contact John Gunn (jgunn@lagcc.cuny.edu) and James Johnson (jjohnson@mec.cuny.edu). This …

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Anti-Asian Violence: Coping with Trauma (Workshop with Asian American Federation)

Anti-Asian Violence: Coping with Trauma (Workshop with Asian American Federation) Date: Wednesday May 5th, 2021 Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm With the Covid-19 Pandemic we are seeing an increase in instance of violence against Asian Americans. This disturbing development calls for an unequivocal response from the community. Asian Heritage Celebrations Committee (AHC) and Asian American Federation (AAF) team up to bring to you this workshop on Anti Asian Violence and Coping with Trauma and Emotional Anxiety. Facilitators: Joo Han (AAF), Juo-Hsi Peng (AAF), Sumanth Inukonda, Neetu Kaushik, Koun Eum, Kyoko Toyama, Choon Shan Lai Contact Sumanth Inukonda (sinukonda@lagcc.cuny.edu) for the Zoom …

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