Wed, Sep 01|
3rd annual silicon valley AAPI civic leadership summit
Reflection to Innovation: AAPI Activism in the Face of Rising Racism
Time & Location
Sep 01, 2021, 4:30 PM PDT
About the Event
NextGen Education is honored to be a community partner for Silicon Valley's 3rd annual Asian American & Pacific Islander Civic Leadership Summit. Please register to join us!
Join community leaders, public officials, activists, volunteers, and students in Silicon Valley's 3rd annual Asian American & Pacific Islander Civic Leadership Summit.
This 2021 summit features a panel sharing initiatives and includes an opportunity for community dialog.
Our panelists and their topics include:
Vaughn Villaverde Director of Advocacy, AACI [moderator]
Dr. Nira Singh, PsyD Director of Behavioral Health, AACI On the mental health impacts from AAPI hate, and helping people become advocates.
Dr. Michael Chang Executive Director, APALI FightAsianHate.org's We Belong Coalition and organizing public officials to respond meaningfully to anti-Asian hate.
Angelica Cortez Executive Director, LEAD Filipino LEAD Filipino joined the statewide Justice for Angelo Quinto! Justice for All! Coalition in February 2021 to demand justice and retribution for Angelo Quinto and all of those stricken by police brutality.
Gabriela Garzón Gupta Civic Engagement Community Organizer, Asian Law Alliance How police violence hurts us all. In wake of anti-Asian violence, there have been calls for more policing *and* calls for solidarity. In order to have true solidarity, we need to support solutions that help all our communities.
Community Partners: American Leadership Forum of Silicon Valley's AAPI Caucus Aram Sei Asian American and Asian Studies at De Anza College Asian American Recovery Services, a program of HealthRIGHT 360 Asian Pacific American Staff Association (APASA) Bayanihan Fil-Am Foundation (BFF) Bridge Road International (BRI) Foundation Cambodian Women's Association Center for Employment Training, Immigration and Citizenship Program City of Santa Clara Civic Leadership Academy Ding Ding TV Hanlin Education Foundation of America Korean American Community Serv National Federation of Filipino American Associations NextGen Education Only in San Jose PAWIS Santa Clara County Office of Education Sequoia JACL Silicon Valley Korean School SIREN (Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network) Vietnamese American Roundtable Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation Young American Policy Advocates