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A Covert Crisis: Violence, Discrimination, and Civil Rights Issues facing Asian Americans

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This program from the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR) and the Committee Opposed to Violence and Extremism (COVE) and presented by Janet Namkung will provide participants with information on

  • Histories of oppression and subjugation of Asian Americans.
  • The intersection of race and gender as it pertains to stereotypical perceptions of Asian women and resultant fetishization and violence.
  • Strategies for equity and progress at the institutional level (employment, housing, and public spaces) and in society.