About this Event
This Campus Conversation focuses on amplifying AAPI voices and addressing anti-Asian violence. Yi Ting Wang will discuss the factors contributing to the Anti-Asian sentiment and how these issues impact our communities. Yi-Ting Wang has been living in Athens, Ohio, since 2004. She works at the Academic Achievement Center at Ohio University, Athens Campus, and serves as the advisor for the Ohio University Asian American and Pacific Islanders Student Union. Yi-Ting organized the Stop Asian Hate Rally in Athens, Ohio in March 2021. She is also the Vice President of Athens Asian American Alliance, an organization committed to community service and social justice, to provide support and increase belonging for people of all AAPI heritage in the region. Athens Asian American Alliance is currently engaged in a community oral history project to document and preserve Asian American presence and contributions in Southeast Ohio.
DATE/TIME: Friday, October 22, 2021, 1:00pm-2pm
LOCATION: Virtual via Microsoft Teams