UNLV Libraries and the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs will host "We Need To Talk About Anti-Asian Hate," a discussion about the history of discrimination, prejudice and violence that Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities have experienced in the U.S.
The episode is part of the series: “We Need To Talk: Conversations on Racism for a More Resilient Las Vegas.” The series is live-streamed by UNLV TV. The goal of the educational series is to examine how multiple aspects of systemic racism impact our community and propose steps communities and individuals can take to affect positive change.
“We Need to Talk About Anti-Asian Hate,” will be livestreamed at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 27
The guest host for the latest edition in the "We Need to Talk" series is Mark Padoongpatt, UNLV associate professor and director of Asian and Asian American Studies.
- Stewart Chang, UNLV professor of law
- Vanessa Concepcion, student oral historian, Reflections: The Las Vegas Asian American & Pacific Islander Oral History Project
- Vida Lin, president, Asian Community Development Council
- Tessa Winkelmann, UNLV assistant professor of history
Visit the series page for archived episodes and a resource guide with links to additional readings and other resources on each topic. Additional funding for this series provided by UNLV Libraries Advisory Board Members Sara Mason, Geri Tomich, and Jerrie Merritt (Bank of Nevada).