If you're in New York, make some plans to check out Gathering the Grassroots, a day-long public event focusing on the current issues and responses of Asian American and Pacific Islander working class communities. Speakers include Dennis Chin, Helen Gym and Vijay Prashad.
It's happening Saturday, September 15 at the Museum of Chinese in America. Here are some more details about the event:
GATHERING THE GRASSROOTS: The Frontline of Asian American MobilizationFor further information, go to the MOCA website.
A day-long public event focuses on the current issues and responses of Asian American and Pacific Islander working class communities. The program will feature keynotes by Dennis Chin, Helen Gym, and Vijay Prashad, panels meant to trigger dialogues between organization and public, and the performances by established Asian American artists. Participating organizations including East Asian, Pacific Islander, South and Southeast Asian groups will also present their work with a focus on working class, immigrant and LGBT issues.
Saturday, September 15 at 12:00-8:00PM
Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013
Free and open to the public.
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12:00 Dennis Chin
14:30 Helen Gym
19:00 Vijay Prashad