Presented by speakers Nwe Oo and Fatai “Tai” Tokolahi from the Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) in Oakland, CA. This event, which is part of Mills' South Asian Middle Eastern Asian Pacific Islander (SAMEAPI) Awareness Month, will be located in the Faculty/Staff Lounge.
Tai is a community advocate for the Pacific Islander people here in Alameda County and he will be talking about deconstructing masculinity in the Pacific Islander community, sexual health in the API community, and how men can be better allies for women.
Nwe is a social worker and human rights activist. She has spent most of her life advocating for refugees / immigrants/ Indigenous people. Nwe will be talking about advocating for better health equity for refugees and increasing awareness of API mental health.
There will also be time for Q&A for both speakers.
Please come and learn! Light refreshments will be served. This is an event open to the public.
This is an event co-sponsored by the Mills College Ethnic Studies Department, the Asian Pacific Islander Student Alliance (APISA), and the Associated Students of Mills College (ASMC).