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This session will focus on the role of the AANHPI community in the 2020 election, particularly as a voter bloc in swing states/counties. Key topics of discussion include: AANHPI voter participation (both historically and currently), AANHPI voter engagement and mobilization, as well as the growing power/voice of the AANHPI community in politics. Key takeaways can include avenues in which to get involved in elections and grassroots organizing as well as public service. Note: All WLP Sessions will be recorded live.Find out more »
2021 Washington Leadership Program Session III: Self Care is Community Care: AANHPI Mental Health & COVID-19
This session will address the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the AANHPI community in terms of mental health and wellness. Key topics of discussion will include overcoming barriers to access to resources, addressing the mental health stigma in the AANHPI community, and discussing ways in which to cope and support others. Note: All WLP Sessions will be recorded live.Find out more »
2021 Washington Leadership Program Session IV: Google Knows Me Better Than Me: AANHPI Data & Privacy
This session will discuss current data and privacy laws of users, particularly with online platforms such as social media, search engines, news sites, etc. Key topics of discussion include the effects of data collection and tracking, boundaries surrounding online privacy, targeted ads and disinformation, effects of increased targeting on user behavior, and the ethics of data ownership. Note: All WLP Sessions will be recorded live.Find out more »
2021 Washington Leadership Program Session V: Environmental Racism & Inequality: How did we get here?
This session will focus on the uneven impact of environmental issues on communities across the U.S. Key topics of discussion will address the unequal effects of COVID-19, raise questions about who gets access to basic resources (clean water and air), as well as the prevalence of food deserts across the country. Topics will also address how the AANHPI community specifically is affected by these phenomena. Note: All WLP Sessions will be recorded live.Find out more »