Monday, Feb. 3
2:45 p.m.
Student Union Theater

A movie of the undrafted, unwanted, unwavering, true story of Jeremy Lin, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Rui Zhang, Communication and Policy Assistant @ Asian Services In Action, Inc.

Johnny Wu, Board Member @ OCA Cleveland
Wayne Wong, Board Member @ OCA Cleveland
Dr. Yang Lin, Professor of Communication @ The University of Akron
Kimlee Sureemee, Communication, Policy and Programs Fellow @ Asian Services In Action, Inc.

Educational Discipline Policies and Practices: Issues, Challenges, and Solutions
Tuesday, Feb. 4
6:30-8 p.m.
Zook 235

Discussion will focus on problematic policies and practices in discipline and explore viable solutions for P-12 through post-secondary education.

Are You Reading a Challenged or Banned Book? Who Decided?
Wednesday, Feb. 5
1-3 p.m.
Student Union Theater 

Students will perform readings from challenged (censored) and banned books and segments of writings that featuring the voices of racially diverse authors. Discussion will follow.

Investment Debt vs. Achievement Gap
Thursday, Feb. 6
1-2:30 pm
Crouse 213

Panelists will deconstruction one of the most significant issues facing U.S. schools- the achievement gap.  Disparities between Black and White, Latina/o and White, and recent immigrant and White students on standardized tests scores will be analyzed and discussed. Furthermore, insights will be provided as to the historical, economic, sociopolitical, and moral components of this “gap”.

Education, Race, and Society
Tuesday, February 11
6:30-8 p.m.
Leigh Hall 107

This town hall forum will bring experts together in law, politics, and education to discuss the ways in which race permeate affordances to equal educational opportunities for students. 

Being Hmong
Wednesday, February 12
11 a.m.
Student Union Theater

Following the movie, join members of the Hmong & Refugee community for a panel discussion and Q&A:

Soeng Kha, Program Assistant @ Asian Services In Action, Inc.
Cathy Vue, MPH, Program Coordinator @ Asian Services In Action, Inc.
Ger Vang, University of Akron Intern @ Asian Services In Action, Inc.

Reel Injun
Friday, February 14
2-3:30 p.m.
Student Union Theater

Following the movie, join Jack Lyons, executive director of the Native American Indian and Veterans Center For over 20 years, Mr. Lyons has coordinated community programs and events attentive to the needs of the Native Americans and Veterans of Ohio. His career has been mainly in the non-profit sector, providing coordination of programming for the North American Indian Cultural Center before joining NAIVC in 2008. His main emphasis has always been to bring communities together through cultural awareness and education.