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  • Rachel Palad

Fight structural racism with Prop 16 webinar

Updated: Sep 23, 2020

Thank you to those who joined our teach-in on Sunday, September 20th about Prop 16's restoring affirmative action and what it means for Asian Americans. Check out the full recording to learn more.

As an organization working to support college opportunity and equity for Asian American communities, AAMPLIFY supports Prop 16 to help level the playing field for AAPI, Black, Latinx, Indigenous communities and women, and build equal opportunity for all.

Thanks again to our speakers for presenting and engaging in a thoughtful discussion:

  • Mei Tam, student leader and former AAMPLIFY Program Leader Mei is in her 4th year at UCLA pursuing a major in Psychology and a minor in Asian Americans studies. As someone who has had the opportunity to attend higher education, she is an advocate for creating equal access and equal opportunity for people of color to pursue their passions and interests.

  • Jonathan Loc from Asian Students for Affirmative Action Jonathan Loc is an organizer for Asian Students for Affirmative Action. He recently graduated from UCLA and plans on enrolling in a Masters in Public Policy program next fall.

  • Viet Nguyen, Founder of EdMobilizer and Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford Viet is a first year MBA candidate at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is passionate about education equity and serves as founder of EdMobilizer, an advocacy organization for first gen and low income students. He is a trustee emeritus of Brown University, a Fulbright and Knight-Hennessy Scholar, and was named one of Forbes 30 under 30 in Education.

Here are additional resources to learn more:

Finally, learn how you can get involved and encourage others to vote Yes on Prop 16.

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