Smashing the Model Minority Myth through a Celebration with Minnesota AAPI Leaders
 

Smashing the Model Minority Myth through a Celebration with Minnesota AAPI Leaders

Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time (Not sure what time this is in your time zone? Use an online time zone converter. Make sure to adjust it to the two time zones you need to compare!)

Cost: There is no fee for this training, but your tax-deductible donation will support our tutor training program and literacy learners across Minnesota!

Moderators: Yixiu Chen, Learning Centers Manager, Literacy Minnesota. About Yixiu.
Kimmy Vo, Student Voice and Outreach VISTA, Literacy Minnesota. About Kimmy.

Panelists: Dr. Rose Chu, Senior Policy Fellow at MNEEP and Professor Emerita at Metro State. About Rose.
MK Nguyen, St. Paul Promise Neighborhood. About MK.
Wendy Vang Roberts, MAVA. About Wendy.
Samantha Vang, Minnesota House of Representatives. About Rep. Vang.

Description: Join Literacy Minnesota and special guests for a Zoom celebration of Asian-American and Pacific Islander lives in Minnesota! Come and learn about AAPI representation in education and the arts from Dr. Rose Chu, Senior Policy Fellow at MNEEP and Professor Emerita at Metro State; politics and policy from State House Representative Samantha Vang; diversity and equity in volunteerism from Wendy Vang Roberts, Training Manager at MAVA; and local organizing from MK Nguyen from St. Paul Promise Neighborhood. Celebrate the achievements and activism of Minnesota’s AAPI communities, and connect to resources that the literacy field can use to lift up and support our AAPI teachers, volunteers and learners.

CEUs will be emailed to participants after the webinar, typically within 1-2 business days. Please note that if you miss more than 15 minutes of the session, we are unable to issue you CEUs.

Webinars are not recorded, but please check our training calendar for additional sessions.

This workshop meets the Literacy Minnesota Social Justice in Education Certificate Program requirements. Learn more about the certificate program.

Questions? Contact Kelly at krynda@literacymn.org or 651-251-9074.

Literacy Minnesota is committed to providing access for people with disabilities at our trainings and events. To request accommodations, please contact Kelly at krynda@literacymn.org or 651-251-9074 at least two weeks in advance.

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