Shine a Light: Promoting Conversation on Diversity
Northwest Campus, in partnership with UAF's Department of Equity and Compliance and Nanook Diversity & Action Center, is excited to announce a new speaker series, Shine a Light: Promoting Conversation on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

The sessions seek to encourage understanding, build empathy, and engage us all in thinking critically about our world views. Join us on the last Monday of every month for a new speaker and topic.

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The Complexities of Anti-Asian Racism PDF Print E-mail

Please join E.J.R. David on May 17, 2021 on Zoom or via phone.

Recent events have put a spotlight on anti-Asian racism, seemingly surprising many people and revealing how society has forgotten and invisibilized Asian Americans. This presentation will discuss some important nuances to anti-Asian racism and its mental health implications.

The Complexities of Anti-Asian Racism with E.J.R. David, Monday, May 17, 6:30pm

E.J.R. David was born in the Philippines by Kapampangan and Tagalog parents, and grew up in Pasay, Las Pinas, Makati, and Utkiagvik, Alaska. Professor of Psychology at the UAA, he was most recently awarded by First Alaskans Institute with the Friends of First Alaskans Ted Stevens Award because he has "greatly impacted and strengthened the work of racial equity and social justice in Alaska."

Thanks for joining us for Shine A Light: Promoting Conversation on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. These sessions seek to encourage understanding, build empathy, and engage us all in thinking critically about our world views. Join us each month for a new speaker and topic.


 
Past Events PDF Print E-mail
Finding Value at Home
April 19, 2021 with Ana Hoffman

A shareholder since 1997, Ana sees the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) provide tools for Alaska Native people to define their own paths to progress. Ana shares about her involvement with the Bethel village corporation and leadership roles she has held within the Alaska Federation of Natives.

Finding Value at Home with Ana Hoffman, Monday, April 19, 6:30pm

Anastasia Cooke Hoffman has served as the Co-Chair of AFN since 2013. She lives in Bethel, and has worked for Bethel Native Corporation as the President/CEO since 2006.

Who Is Elizabeth Peratrovich, Our Alaska Native Civil Rights Leader?
March 29, 2021 with Jaquline Kus.een Pata

The original ZOOM video with transcript is available here.


Black in Hindsight: A Review of Black History in Alaska
February 22, 2021 with Jo Malbert Narváez


The original ZOOM video with transcript is available here.


Uncivilized: A Context for Alaska Native Equity
January 25, 2021 with former UAF Vice Chancellor Evon Peter.


The original ZOOM video with transcript is available here.

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