ASCO Town Hall: Creating a Brave Space for AAPI Faculty

April 7, 2021

Creating a Brave Space for AAPI Faculty

The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry has scheduled a virtual Faculty Town Hall discussion on racial discrimination and hate crimes experienced by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

WHEN: April 13, 2021. 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm ET.

DESCRIPTION: Faculty members from all ASCO institutions are invited to participate in a virtual town hall meeting being called by President John Flanagan, Dr. Gary Chu, DEI SIG, and Dr. Ruth Shoge, Chair, ASCO’s Diversity and Cultural Competency Committee on April 13th, from 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. ET.  The focus of this event is to create a space for honest and open dialogue about the challenges faced by Asian American and Pacific Islander members of the optometric education community and to empower and provide ideas and resources to help your School and College community.

The discussion will be introduced by Dr. Michael Lu, Dean of UC Berkeley School of Public Health. (See Dr. Lu’s public statement) Dr. Gary Chu (NECO) and Dr. Mary Hoang (SCO) will lead and facilitate the discussion.

To join the meeting, please click this link:

Meeting ID: 952 4836 4081

Meeting passcode: 533261