While it has attracted more media attention during the COVID-19 pandemic, Anti-Asian racism and violence has a long-standing history in the United States. As part of its Race, Community and Dialogue Series, Project Civitas hosted a panel discussion with members of the Lynn University community and leaders from the South Florida Asian community. Join the event for the opportunity to explore Anti-Asian racism and to express solidarity with the Asian-American community.
Date and time
April 27, 2021, 10:30 a.m. EDT
- Josephine Shih Gordy, member of the Miami-Dade County Asian-American Advisory Board
- Venghan (Winnie) Tang, president of Florida Asian Services, OCA South Florida Chapter and Florida Asian Women Alliance
- Takeata King Pang, executive director, Women’s Foundation of Florida
- HungChum (Kevin) Kao, assistant professor, computer animation, College of Communication and Design
- Dr. Wayne Law, assistant professor, scientific literacy, College of Arts and Sciences
- Emmy Liu, student, Lynn University
Project Civitas launched the "Be a Global Citizen" virtual lecture series. Distinguished Professor of American History Robert Watson moderated the first panel discussion, "A Town Hall on Race, Community and Dialogue."
Date and time
June 30, 2020, 2 p.m.
- Dr. Karen Casey, criminal justice professor
- Rick Christie, Palm Beach Post editor
- Dr. Kendrick Scott, associate professor of management
- Javaro Sims '03, Delray Beach Police Department chief of police
- Hope Thomas, class of 2023.
The event served as a stepping stone towards deepening our understanding of issues our community, students, faculty and staff face. Topics discussed:
- The Black Lives Matter movement
- The collision of race and law enforcement
- Racial injustice and its effect on students, faculty and staff
- Engaging allies in becoming actively anti-racist
The Race, Community, and Dialogues Series promotes civil conversations and delves into topics of justice, police brutality, white privilege, systemic racism and more.
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