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United Against Hate: A Day of Solidarity – Fighting Back Against Anti-Asian Racism

May 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

United Against Hate: A Day of Solidarity

PEN America and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, alongside members of the global literary community, are holding a virtual day of solidarity in support of Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities that have been targeted by rising hate and racism during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The virtual day of solidarity will feature a schedule of free educational and public activities to celebrate and engage a wide range of Asian and Asian American voices and to teach about anti-Asian racism and speaking out against hate.

ANTI-ASIAN RACISM & COVID-19: A TEACH-IN
Noon–1:30 p.m.
Panelists:   Floyd Cheung, Pawan Dhingra, Jennifer Ho and Kathleen Yep
Moderator: Clarisse Rosaz Shariyf

AAWW LIT LUNCH
2–3 p.m.
Moderator: Huiying B. Chan

COUNTER-SPEECH: SPEAKING OUT TO FIGHT HATE
3:30–4:45 p.m.
Panelists:   Ishmael Beah, Nadine Strossen and Helen Zia
Moderator: Jonathan Friedman

POETRY IN PROTEST: A SOLIDARITY READING
5–6:30 p.m.
Performers: George Abraham, Kazim Ali, Regie Cabico, Marilyn Chin, Staceyann Chin, Tarfia Faizullah, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, Jenny Xie, Monica Youn and more
Host: Jafreen Uddin

 

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Date:
May 27, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm