YURI KOCHIYAMAʻS LEGACY OF BLACK/AAPI SOLIDARITY: A CONVERSATION WITH AKEMI KOCHIYAMA
23 Jul 2020
7:00PM - 9:00PM
|Where||ASIAN AMERICAN ARTS ALLIANCE
20 Jay Street Ste 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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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