Staff listening session on Asian, Asian American violence
The horrific shootings in Atlanta last month heightened deep concerns about ongoing violence against Asian and Asian American communities. In response, the university will host a staff listening session on Thursday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m. CT.
The session will show support for and engage on issues of concern to Vanderbilt University’s Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander community, including safety, policing, discrimination and mental health.
THIS MOMENT IN America II: VIOLENCE AGAINST ASIAN AMERICANS AND ASIANS THROUGH THE LENS OF HISTORY AND RACIAL INJUSTICE
The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will host a panel of Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students to share their experiences as members of the Asian and Asian American communities during the second “This Moment in America” discussion.
The virtual event is scheduled for noon on Monday, April 19, and is open to the Vanderbilt community, including all students, staff, faculty members, postdoctoral fellows and alumni. Registration is required.
Andrew Young on Voting Rights and the Future of Democracy
André Churchwell, Vanderbilt vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, will moderate a discussion with veteran civil rights leader Andrew Young at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 19. The conversation will focus on voting rights and the future of democracy.
The event is a part of the University School of Nashville’s Evening Classes, which are open to the public. Register for the upcoming session on the USN website.