The Yale Japanese American Students Union and Asian American Cultural Center invite the Yale community to commemorate the 78th anniversary of President Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent in U.S. concentration camps during World War II. Yale’s 2020 Day of Remembrance will feature a fireside chat with Mr. Frank Sato, former Inspector General of the Departments of Transportation and Veterans Affairs. At age 13, Mr.
The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, in partnership with the nonprofit Justice for Kurds, will present a special screening of the film, “Sisters in Arms,” an inspiring portrait of an international women’s brigade who joins forces with the Kurds to rescue the Yazidis and defeat fanaticism.
Wayne Hsiung focuses his activism on exposing cruelty and rescuing animals in factory farms, leading to a “domestic terrorism” investigation by the FBI. He currently faces 16 felony charges in 4 criminal cases and will go on trial in mid 2020. His work has been featured in WIRED, The New York Times, and The Intercept.
We would be making mochi from scratch! Pounding mochi in Asian culture (especially in Japanese and Chinese culture) has been a long-lasting tradition of the Lunar New Year celebrations, we would like to share joy, asian culture and delicious food with you!
Fempire2020: Running to Win will bring together female leaders of business and politics for a day of candid, educational, and inspirational conversation. In this unique inflection point in America’s history and politics, it is more important than ever to galvanize a new generation of women to engage with their communities and take charge of their civic duty. We hope to demonstrate the myriad ways in which young women (and allies) can take part in the democratic process, and catalyze the change we hope to see in the U.S. and beyond.
Scott Barry Kaufman Ph.D., psychologist and author of “Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization”, in a conversation with Kimberly Goff-Crews, secretary and vice president for university life. How can we reimagine Maslow’s hierarchy of needs in order to realize our full potential and live a more creative, fulfilled, and connected life?
A brown bag lunch is available to take-out for the first 100 attendees.
Join us for snacks and discussion of Janet Mock’s NYT Bestseller, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More.
Do you want to know more about LGBTQ writers or do need motivation to read? Join the LGBTQ Affinity book club! Every two months, we meet to discuss and compare note on a book that is chosen by the group. The book are usually available at Yale or New Haven libraries.
February is cold. Cold isn’t fun. We want to have fun!
Join the LGBTQ Affinity Group for an evening of crafts, wine, and camaraderie. We will make fleece doggy blankets, bake cookies, and make candles. Feel free to bring another craft or a snack you want to share.
Caylin Louis Moore grew up in the Compton and South-Central Los Angeles area of California where dreaming big was risky. Today, he is a 25-year-old who overcame a troubled childhood to become a Rhodes Scholar. A Dream Too Big is an eye-opening, inspirational story, that contrary to what others told him, there is no such thing as a dream too big. Moore will be at Saint Thomas More on Thursday to talk about his memoir and will be at Mory’s for a meet and greet. Books will be available for signing and purchase.
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