COVID-19 and Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander hate
On January 25, from 12 – 1 p.m. (PT), the Asian Pacific Islander Staff Association presents Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander hate in the time of COVID-19, featuring Russell Jeung, Ph.D., one of Time Magazine’s Top 100 Influential Persons of 2021.
About Dr. Jeung
Dr. Jeung is a professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. In March 2020, he co-founded the organization Stop AAPI Hate with Chinese for Affirmative Action and the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council. Stop AAPI Hate tracks incidents of COVID-19 discrimination to develop policy interventions and long-term solutions to racism. Stop AAPI Hate was awarded the 2021 Webby Award for “Social Movement of the Year.” TIME magazine named its cofounders, including Dr. Jeung, as one of the top 100 Influential Persons of 2021. Also an author, his books include “Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans” (Oxford U Press, 2019); “Mountain Movers: Student Activism and the Emergence of Asian American Studies” (UCLA AAS Center, 2019); and “At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus Among My Ancestors and Refugee Neighbors” (Zondervan, 2016).
- What: Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander hate in the time of COVID-19
- When: January 25, 12 – 1 p.m. (PT)
- Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/5336808316
- Meeting ID: 533 680 8316
Please note that this event will be recorded. Download the event flyer (PDF).
For questions, contact Benjamin.Tsai@ucop.edu or Mark.Morodomi@ucop.edu.Tags: anti-Asian violence, Russell Jeung