YURI KOCHIYAMAʻS LEGACY OF BLACK/AAPI SOLIDARITY: A CONVERSATION WITH AKEMI KOCHIYAMA

When 23 Jul 2020
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Where ASIAN AMERICAN ARTS ALLIANCE
20 Jay Street Ste 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201
United States

This is an online event.

Hālāwai is honored to announce the Mauli Ola Virtual Gatherings. Bringing our in-person events online, for friend and family to enjoy. Please join us for our first of many conversations about Community Relations.

A fireside chat with New York’s very own Akemi Kochiyama. Following the legacy of her grandmother, Yuri Kochiyama, Akemi is a scholar-activist and fundraising professional. Akemi currently serves as the Director of Advancement at Manhattan Country School, a progressive independent school with a mission-based commitment to social justice, diversity, and equality in education. At MCS, Akemi carries on her family’s legacy – supporting multicultural community-building and the continuous development of young activists and scholars.

Akemi is a graduate of Spelman College, a Doctoral candidate in the Ph.D Program in Cultural Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the parent of two teenagers, Leilani and Malia.

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