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...
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Happy Chinese New Year!
In 2021, Chinese New Year occurs today! This year is known as the Year of the Ox. Did you know Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival? In China spring is welcomed because it means new beginnings and all good things will arrive as the cold weather leaves. Happy Chinese New Year!
President José Valencia celebrates Chinese New Year and sends his warmest regards to our students and staff! Happy Chinese New Year!
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
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...