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Thoughts on Critical Race Theory

Jul 8, 2021

Talking about Critical Race Theory (CRT) can be challenging. Outside of academia, a wide array of definitions and biases exist.…

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Independence Day – What does liberty & justice for all means to you?

Jul 2, 2021

As we celebrate Independence Day this year, we invite you to think about what the phrase “Liberty & justice for…

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Juneteenth

Jun 15, 2021

Juneteenth marks an important milestone in the U.S.’ ongoing pursuit of “liberty for all.” June 19, now celebrated as Juneteenth,…

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Reflecting on the past year – one year since the death of George Floyd

May 25, 2021

It has been exactly one year since George Floyd was killed by police officer Derek Chauvin. The world reacted to…

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Reflections on the conviction of Derek Chauvin

Apr 21, 2021

Yesterday, we learned the jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges – second degree murder,…

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Asian American Invisibility & Ending the Culture of “忍”

Mar 30, 2021
the character commonly translated to mean: to persevere

忍 the character commonly translated to mean “to persevere”. But it also means to endure, tolerate, and conceal. It is…

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Condemning Anti-Asian Violence

Mar 18, 2021

Anti-Asian violence and discrimination has been on the rise throughout the pandemic; and we must all stand up and speak…

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On the recent attacks against elderly Asian Americans

Feb 10, 2021

This is usually a time of celebrations for many of our Asian American friends, as many get ready to celebrate…

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Thoughts on the Presidential Inauguration

Jan 27, 2021

It has been a heavy four years for many in our community, and sometimes we don’t feel the full weight…

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Meet VISIONS new Innovations Manager, Lawrence Alexander

Jan 8, 2021

Currently, I am the Innovations Manager at VISIONS, working to amplify the historic work that VISIONS has done by finding…

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