May 12: Working Against Hate and Towards Solidarity

API Month Panel poster featuring Thu Nguyen, Kendall Kosai, and Gisela Perez Kusakawa

Date: May 12, 2022

Time: 2:30 PM

Description: Leaders from OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates, Advancing Justice-AAJC, and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) discuss what top-line Asian American issues they are working on, and how they navigate cultural barriers in order to strengthen advocacy efforts and build community. Speaker information to come. 

Thu Nguyen (she/her) serves as Executive Director of OCA-Asian Pacific Americans, an organization dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). A graduate from Rice University, Nguyen holds degrees in Chemistry and Sociology.

Thu Nguyen, OCA
Thu Nguyen

Kendall Kosai  (he/him) is Director of Policy at the Anti-Defamation League, Western Division. Kendall graduated with a BA in political science from the University of Washington.

Kendall Kosai
Kendall Kosai

Gisela Perez Kusakawa is the Assistant Director, Anti-Racial Profiling Project at Asian Americans Advancing Justice. She received her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.

Gisela Perez Kusakawa
Gisela Perez Kusakawa

Last Updated June 2, 2022