When Hate Hits You: Dealing with Anti-Asian Sentiment

This program is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.

Download the official flyer (pdf file) here!

Date & Time
Monday, April 18, 2011
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

IUPUI, Campus Center (CE) Building
420 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Room 450 A & B (4th floor)

Bill Yoshino
Director, Midwest Regional Office
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)

Why is it important to be concerned about hate crimes?
What are the prevailing stereotypes directed at Asian Americans?
What is the history of hate crimes directed at Asian Americans?
What is the best way to respond to hate crimes?

Sponsored by
Asian Student Union, IUPU
Asian American Alliance, Inc.
Hoosier Chapter, Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)

Directions to IUPUI Campus Center Building, and Vermont Street Parking Garage
From West St. (downtown Indianapolis) turn onto Michigan St. heading west into the IUPUI Campus. The Campus Center is located on the southwest corner of University Boulevard (second traffic light) and Michigan St.  For parking, continue west on Michigan St. and turn left onto Barnhill Drive (next traffic light ). Remain in the left hand lane (1 block) and make another left onto Vermont St. The Vermont Street Parking Garage is on your left.

About the Speaker
Mr. Yoshino has served on a number of Asian American advisory committees for the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois  that have dealt with human relations, and with racial and ethnic discrimination/hate crimes.   As Midwest Director of the JACL he  has responded to numerous  affronts against Asian Americans for almost three decades.  Mr. Yoshino has shared his expertise on Anti-Asian hate crimes with various college campus organizations.   Please join us at IUPUI to hear him.