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Dr. Harris Provides an Informed Perspective on BLM

Yesterday, Dr. Clem Harris engaged the ASA community with a wealth of historical and statistical information that painted a more complete picture of the Black Lives Matter movement as it is situated within a context of systemic racial violence and neglect that extends back decades. Among the topics covered in some detail were the “Stop and Frisk” policies employed by police departments. A historical argument was made that these policies are consistent with previous racially motivated, state perpetrated, policies of community harassment.

A statistically-informed refutation of Stop and Frisk’s proposed merits was also presented. At the conclusion of the talk, Dr. Harris took many questions from the attendees on all topics, personal and public, regarding race and history in America. Truly, we couldn’t be more grateful for Dr. Harris’ insights, patience, and commitment to open dialogue.

If you were unable to attend this event, go to our YouTube channel and watch the recorded video now!

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Watermark Scholarship for Women in STEM

Watermark Scholarship for Women in STEM The application period is now open for the Watermark Scholars program! Watermark is offering women in STEM scholarships for the fall 2021 academic term to provide much-needed support for college students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)-related studies and careers. Two students will be selected from the pool of applicants, and awardees will each receive $5,000 to help continue their education.   Please visit https://www.watermarkinsights.com/watermark-scholars to learn more about Watermark Scholars program!

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month The month of April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The mission of SAAM is to bring awareness and educate individuals on how to prevent sexual assault. You can find more information on how to actively be involved in ending sexual assault on www.nsvrc.org    

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Statement on Current Racial Violence Against Asians

Statement on Current Racial Violence Against Asians Our ASA Community is a proudly diverse one, and we know first-hand the great benefit that Asian and Asian American perspectives and achievements bring to our classrooms, our faculty and staff, and our reputation in the world. Our Chinese Cultural Events in January and February 2020 are but one testament to this fact. That some in our society fail to appreciate the contributions of Asian and Asian Americans, and worse, demonstrate hatred towards them is both ignorant...

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