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YWCA Courageous Conversation: The Silent Minority No More
Join YWCA for a panel discussion about current and historical Anti-Asian racism, damaging stereotypes, and the impact on individual people and communities!

When: Wednesday, April 14th at 6 pm

Registration Required

Moderator/Panelist:
Lisa Bielamowicz, Board Member, YWCA El Paso del Norte Region; Products Control Manager, Marathon Petroleum

Panelists:
Dr. Selfa Chew, Associate Professor of Instruction at the University of Texas at El Paso in the Department of History, and the African American Studies Program. She is also a contributing faculty in the Women's and Gender Studies, African American studies, and Asian studies departments. Dr. Chew’s research focuses on racial relations, the Asian and African diasporas, and World War II.

Dr. Josephine DeGuzman, Psychiatrist, Lt Colonel Air Force. She provides care to patients with serious mental illness as well as active-duty members of the military.

Dr. Taeko Hiroi, Professor of Political Science at The University of Texas at El Paso and contributing faculty for Latin American and Border Studies, Brazilian Studies, and Asian Studies.

Kaelin Walker, senior Dance and Women's and Gender Studies major at UTEP. This event will feature a viewing of her senior thesis project, "Yellow."

Event Rules and Guidelines:

Profane, hateful, racist, or discriminatory language will not be tolerated
Be respectful of each speaker and other participants
Personal attacks of speakers or other participants will not be tolerated
Anyone whose comments or participation is deemed to be counterproductive, not in the spirit of the event, or as violating these guidelines will be removed from the webinar

Any opinions stated are those of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of YWCA El Paso del Norte Region or any branch of the United States Armed Forces.

Apr 14, 2021 06:00 PM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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