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Contextualizing Anti-Asian Violence in the Age of COVID

On April 14th, four NOVA faculty members will discuss the rise of anti-Asian violence over the course of the pandemic. Heightened violence that has targeted diverse and minority populations has increasingly continued to occur.  For those in the Asian American community this is sadly not the first time these types of issues have impacted them or our country.  

In the interest of furthering Inclusive Excellence, we invite faculty, staff, students, and members of the community to attend this important educational panel to learn more about the pain and history of discrimination against Asian Americans as well as how we can grow as one community to respond to moments of injustice.

Presenters:

  • Elisabeth Chan Associate Professor, ESL
  • Sue Jean Cho Professor, History
  • John Min Professor, Economics
  • Alexander Purugganan Assistant Professor, English

Registration Link:
https://vccs.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvcuquqD0jH9OugCwVrcUOBRfWZDP387Cx

Media Contact: Hoang Nguyen, Public Information Officer, hdnguyen@nvcc.edu

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.

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