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JACL National Convention: Youth Organizations and Asian American Studies - 7/17/21

Event Date: 7/17/21

Blog Uploaded: 1/13/22

Continue reading to learn more about this event and watch the recordings.

Event Recordings


On July 27, 2021, AAPSU's president, Kelly Ji, and former Vice President, Paris Ye, had the opportunity to participate in the 2021 Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Convention in their "Leading By Example: Youth Organizations and Asian American Studies" workshop! In this workshop, youth and young adult organizations, including JACL, ECAASU, AAPSU, discuss the Asian American studies program and youth activism in a collective effort to share Asian American history and make space for Asian American students to come together.

Speakers List

(for more information about each speaker, click the arrow next to their name)

Professor Phil Tajitsu Nash, University of Maryland

Matthew Weisbly, JACL DC board member

Tiffany Wang, East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) executive board member

Kelly Ji, AAPSU President

Paris Ye, AAPSU Former Vice President

JACL Program Book

For more information about the 2021 JACL Convention, click on the following link to the JACL program book showcasing other incredible speakers and workshops featured during the four day event: Communities Forged Under Fire.

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