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Community Service with Asian Network at Yale

Community Service with Asian Network at Yale (ANY)

Tuesday, October 27 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | Pavilion at College Woods (corner of Cold Spring Street and Orange Street) New Haven, CT 06511

The Asian Network at Yale (ANY) is delighted to help the Integrated Refugees & Immigrant Services (IRIS), CT raise food and money for refugees and immigrants. Please join ANY to donate nonperishable food (such as canned, boxed or bagged food/drinks) and/or money in support of refugees and immigrants in Connecticut during this difficult time.

Webinar: Defying Illegality: Organizing in and around Migrant Detention

Amidst ongoing debates about policing and mass incarceration, migrant detention centers have been focal points for mobilizations against the U.S. carceral regime. Through coordinated protest, testimonial acts, and hunger strikes, incarcerated migrants have drawn attention to systemic abuses in prisons, while defending their rights to belonging, family unification, and transnational mobility. Their actions revealed the ways that ICE used the COVID-19 pandemic to further repress prisoners.

Jackson Visiting Fellow Discussion Forum | Susan Rice

The Jackson Institute will host a Visiting Fellow Discussion Forum featuring Ambassador Susan Rice, Former National Security Advisor to President Obama and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Ambassador Rice will discuss her book, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For (2019).
Rick Levin, past president of Yale and the Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics, Emeritus, will moderate the conversation.

VIRTUAL | Initiative on Literature and Racial Justice: A public conversation with Albert Woodfox, the author of Solitary

Albert Woodfox, the author of SOLITARY, will have a Zoom conversation with Irene Vázquez ‘21. Anne Fadiman, Yale’s Francis Writer-in-Residence, will introduce. Woodfox spent more than forty years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement, for a crime he did not commit. SOLITARY was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

VIRTUAL: Racism and Anti-Racism Among Asian Americans: An Intergenerational Dialogue on Solidarity, Complicity, and Our Future

Our third event in the Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) x Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA) virtual event series will be moderated by Professor Daniel Martinez HoSang, tenured Associate Professor of Ethnicity, Race & Migration and American Studies. This will be a panel event featuring alumni Professor Janelle Wong (GSAS ’01), Odette Wang (YC ’20) and current student, Lakshmi Amin (YC ’21) in conversation about how varied racialized experiences and positionality impacts how Asian Americans engage with various social issues.

VIRTUAL: The Science of Well Being with Laurie Santos

The most popular course in the more than three-century history of Yale, “The Science of Well Being” highlights research that reveals misconceptions about what makes us happy — and the concrete steps we can take to live a more fulfilling life. Yale Professor Laurie Santos has taken this course and created a new version specifically for high school aged youth. Join us for a conversation about how youth (and youth workers) can improve their mental and physical health.

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