Event DateApr 08, 2021
CRG Special Event
Epidemic of Anti-Asian Violence: Connections and Resistance
Helen Zia in conversation with Leti Volpp
Almost 40 years ago activist, author, and journalist Helen Zia became the spokesperson for the campaign seeking justice for Vincent Chin, whose racist murder galvanized the Asian American movement. Join CRG’s Director and Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law in Access to Justice, Leti Volpp, for a conversation with Helen Zia about the current epidemic of anti-Asian violence, the intersection of white supremacy and misogyny, and how we may resist.
Presented by the Center for Race & Gender, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, Asian American & Pacific Islander Standing Committee (AAPISC), Asian American Research Center, Asian Pacific American Student Development (APASD), Asian Pacific American System-wide Alliance (APASA), Berkeley Law’s Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA), Berkeley Law’s Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice, Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Korean Studies, Ethnic Studies Department, Gender and Women’s Studies Department, Othering & Belonging Institute (OBI), OBI’s Diversity and Health Disparities Cluster, and People & Culture’s Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB).
Rather watch the event? See the video below.