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Wed, May 26



APAICS in Conversation: Sono Shah

APAICS in Conversation is an exciting weekly series of virtual fireside chat teleconferences to learn and hear from leading AAPIs in their field. Each teleconference is approximately 30 minutes and includes a Q&A session with the participants.

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APAICS in Conversation: Sono Shah
APAICS in Conversation: Sono Shah

Time & Location

May 26, 2021, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT


About the Event

Reports of hate crimes and violence against Asian Americans have made headlines across the United States in the past year, prompting calls to increase the community’s visibility to combat negative stereotypes and misconceptions.  In the midst of these political and cultural developments, a Pew Research Center analysis of more than five years of congressional social media activity finds that lawmakers are increasingly mentioning Asian Americans on Facebook and Twitter.  Join APAICS and Sono Shah, lead author, from Pew Research as we discuss how members of Congress discuss Asian Americans on social media.

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