All ages are invited to join as a community for "History of Anti-Asian Violence in America", a conversation with Dear Aunaetitrakul, (she/her), on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. CST).

 History of Anti-Asian Violence in America

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hate crimes against Asian Americans have increased 150% across the country. This presentation aims to provide a historical context to anti-Asian racism and how it manifests in everyday interaction.


Dear (she/her) is an assistant director for gender & sexuality at the Angelina Pedroso Center, Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU). Dear has been working in higher education since 2014. She specializes in diversity, equity, and inclusion education. Recently, Dear has been selected as a 2021 New Leaders Council Fellow, a highly- selective leadership training for a rising generation of progressive leaders. Dear is passionate about increasing access to higher education for students of color, LGBTQ+, undocumented students.

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