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Community Conversations: An Intergenerational Conversation with Asian Americans of Mercer Island

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Date & Time

May 25th, 2022 | 7:00 pm

Location

Mercer Island Community & Event Center

8236 SE 24th St | Mercer Island, WA 98040

Description

Presented by ONE MI, Do The Work MI, and the Mercer Island High School’s Education Coalition for Asian American Representation (ECAAR), sponsored by the City of Mercer Island.

City of Mercer Island event description:

ONE MI, Do The Work MI and the Mercer Island High School’s Education Coalition for Asian American Representation (ECAAR) present an Intergenerational Conversation with Asian Americans of Mercer Island, moderated by Islander Tam Dinh, Ph.D., LICSW.

Dr. Tam Dinh is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Social Work Program at Saint Martin’s University. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of diversity, cross-cultural mental health, and religion/spirituality. Dr. Dinh has over 25 years of working in the community as a social worker, educator, and community advocate.

This intergenerational conversation will explore differing perceptions around academic achievement, body image and social norms; roundtable participants come from the diverse Asian American community of Mercer Island. This is the second event sponsored by the City of Mercer Island’s Community Conversations on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Learn more about the City of Mercer Island Community Conversations series >>

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