A free virtual event on how Asian American adoptees can challenge anti-Blackness will be held in three 90-minute sessions over three consecutive Sundays in August. How Asian Adoptees Can Support Black Lives Matter, sponsored by AKConnection and the Network of Politicized Adoptees, will consist of a moderated panel, discussion about identity, racial consciousness, how white supremacy shows up in our society, and how to apply an anti-racist lens to one’s life.
Session One, on Sunday August 16, will consist of a moderated panel and discussion. Moderator is Soojin Pate, a Twin Cities author, diversity trainer, professor/research into the history of marginalized peoples. Panelists for the first session are: Sung Ja Shin, Elly Fireside, Jaehoon Lee, and Kim Richard.