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COVID-19, Racism and Xenophobia: A Discussion on How and Why the Pandemic is Affecting Asian Americans
The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately harming all people of color in the United States. For Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, one way this harm has manifested is in a rise in hate incidents. These incidents are fueled by both a long history of anti-Asian xenophobia and racism, and stigmatizing references to COVID-19 as a "Chinese virus."

Please join MAEC and the National Education Association for a webinar and live conversation where, through interactive dialogue and audience participation, we will examine the historical and current context of Anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) racism and xenophobia, distinguish between hate incidents and hate crimes, and identify actions we can all take to address bigotry and discrimination.

Jul 7, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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