Color & Compassion: A Conversation about identity, how we relate to others.

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Color and Compassion: "A Conversation about Identity and how we relate to others"

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We will engage in discussion through cross comparative work, conversation, guided discussion on possible educational pieces: Philippine American war, David Fagen, Immigration Act of 1965 and Civil Rights Advocacy (How Black leaders helped pass the law allowing most of us to immigrate here).

Conversation topics:

-Self Identity


-Comments from Filipino relatives

-Addressing how anti-blackness becomes internalized

-How this affects our own self worth

-How it affects the empathy and compassion we have for others

Kirin Macapugay, MSW, Professor, San Diego City College, Executive Director, Asian Pacific Islander Community Actions

Joy DeGuzman, Silayan Filipina Executive Director

Anne Bautista, Silayan Filipina President, Access SAVE Legal Program Director

Carolyne Ouya, Silayan Filipina Director of Education, Access SAVE Legal Advocate, Youth Outreach/Executive Coach

Jackie Cuevas, Access Legal Advocate/Latina/Indigenous Victim Advocate

Kirin Amiling Macapugay, MSW

Professor, San Diego City College

Executive Director, Asian Pacific Islander Community Actions

Kirin Amiling Macapugay, MSW, is a professor of Human Services and Social Work at San Diego City College. She is the lead faculty for the colleges Social Work, Mental Health Worker, Community Health Work, Gerontology, Youth Development, and Conflict Resolution programs. Kirin earned a Master of Social Work and Nonprofit Administration degree from San Diego State University, where she was awarded “Professor of the Year” in 2016. In January of 2017, Kirin was honored as a “Present Day Civil Rights Woman Leader” by RISE San Diego. She created the Asian Pacific Islander Community Actions (APICA) group to promote grassroots efforts and develop new leadership to address community based issues.

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