Building Upstanders and Resilience: How-to's for Parents to Address Anti-Asian Sentiment
Wed, May 11 6:00pm-7:15pm
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In the wake of escalating racism facing the AAPI community, many parents, caregivers and educators are looking for language to address racially motivated hate and violence.  On Wednesday May 11, 2022, from 6:00-7:15pm, SPEAK is excited to host Learning for Justice educator Dr. Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn in conversation with local KPIX journalist and broadcaster Betty Yu. Blackburn and Yu will share strategies to help our children navigate bullying, microaggressions and safety concerns based on scenarios gathered from our own community.  Adults will also learn tools to support our youth as they develop confidence in their identity and in their ability to be allies. Dr. Blackburn is the author of an upcoming middle grade book, “The Truth About Chinese Americans: Exclusion and Belonging” and the LinkedIn Learning course “Understanding and Supporting Asian Employees.Betty Yu has personally witnessed and reported on the rise in anti-Asian incidents in the Bay Area.

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