VIRTUAL: Building Community Through The Arts: A Virtual Dinner Discussion with Lee Ngo '05

In light of the need for campus exchanges on the cultures and history of Southeast Asia and students’ interest in learning about careers in the arts, the Asian American Cultural Center invites you to join our virtual dinner discussion with filmmaker Lee Ngo ‘05. Ngo will share his experience working in the Southeast Asian film industry and in co-founding a transnational media company that tells Southeast Asian stories with global sensibilities.

AACC Virtual Community Research Day

In place of our planned community research day, please join the AACC in hearing student presentations from Kevin Chen ‘21 and Evan Billups ‘20.
Evan will be presenting independent research that is part of her thesis titled “Chinese American Adoption in the Portland Public Schools Mandarin Immersion Program.”
Kevin will be presenting his work titled “We Can’t All Get Along”: Deconstructing Afro-Asian Antagonisms.

ZOOM EVENT: Becton Fellowship Lecture: Andrea Levere '83, Building Equity by Investing Equity: How Philanthropic Equity Can Reduce Wealth Inequality

Andrea Levere ‘83 spent almost three decades delivering programs and advancing policies that aim to create wealth for financially underserved communities, with a focus on communities of color. As an Executive Fellow for the International Center for Finance at the Yale SOM, she is applying all the financial lessons she learned at SOM and through her career to promote a philanthropic platform that provides “enterprise-level” capital, or philanthropic equity, to nonprofits and social enterprises to build financial strength and resilience for their organizations and the people they serve.

Parents of LGBTQ Children Lunch

The office of LGBTQ Resources and the LGBTQ Affinity group host lunches for parents of LGBTQ children (and their allies) every third Thursday of each month. All parents of LGBTQ children–as well as LGBTQ staff & faculty and allies–are invited to share this space for support, community, and conversation.

LGBTQ+ Dating Relationships Workshop

This workshop invites participants to identify aspects of healthy and unhealthy dating relationships specifically within the LGBTQIA+ community. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the unique barriers to seeking help among LGBTQIA+ people who experience unhealthy relationships.
Open to all Yale students, faculty and staff. Food will be provided.
Note: This event will be used to prepare for a session at the True Colors Conference on March 20-21, 2020. Feedback welcomed!

Medical Mornings Lecture & Demo Series: The Brain Science of Addiction, Depression & Anxiety

Join us for a new lecture series for the community hosted by the Diversity Committee at the Yale School of Medicine! Each event is designed for families and involves a lecture by a Yale Medical School professor and hands-on health/science-related demonstrations by Yale medical students and organizations. Bring the whole family! This session will feature Dr. Nii Addy, Associate Professor of Psychiatry who focuses on neuroscience research of substance use, particularly in adolescents. He will be giving his talk: The Brain Science of Addiction, Depression & Anxiety.

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