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Confronting Racial Injustice Series

The Criminal Justice Task Force, in cooperation with the Massachusetts Historical Society and a number of Boston-area organizations, presented two panels this spring: Confronting Economic Injustice: The Story of Parcel C and Confronting Racial Injustice: Rising Asian American Voices. 

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Series Calendar

Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 6:00 - 7:00 PM | Online Event
Confronting Racial Injustice: Rising Asian American Voices

Anti-Asian violence is not new. Join us for a conversation about the history of racial violence against Asian Americans and the recent rise of Asian American voices.

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Panelists:
Paul Lee
Retired Partner, Goodwin Procter
Phil Tajitsu Nash
Board Member, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
The Honorable Tram Nguyen ’13
State Representative, 18th Essex District

Pre-recorded Remarks by Boston Mayor Michelle Wu

Moderator: 
The Honorable Catherine Ham
Associate Justice, Massachusetts Superior Court


Thursday, April 28, 2022 | 6:00 - 7:00 PM | Online Event
Confronting Economic Injustice: The Story of Parcel C

Boston’s Chinatown has long been the physical, economic, and cultural center for Chinese immigrants.  Chinatown has also long fought for community control of affordable housing and economic justice. Join us for a conversation about the story of Parcel C, Chinatown’s success in fighting against institutional expansion and reclaiming this parcel for community use.

Panelists:
Michael Liu
Author of Forever Struggle: Activism, Identity and Survival in Boston's Chinatown
David Moy
Hyams Foundation; Lydia Lowe, Chinatown Community Land Trust
Lydia Lowe
Director, Chinatown Community Land Trust
Carolyn Chou
Asian American Resource Workshop

Moderator: 
Margaret Woo
Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law


Sponsors of the Confronting Racial Injustice Series

Northeastern University School of Law
Massachusetts Historical Society
Anti-Defamation League of New England
Beyond Conflict
Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston
Boston Athenaeum
Boston Bar Association
Boston College Law School
Boston University School of Law
Dorchester Historical Society
Flaschner Judicial Institute
Jamaica Plain Historical Society
King’s Chapel
Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys
Massachusetts School of Law at Andover
Museum of African American History
New England Law/Boston
Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law School
Revolutionary Spaces
Roxbury Historical Society
Royall House & Slave Quarters
South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston
Suffolk University Law School
The UU Urban Ministry
Trinity Church Boston
Tufts University
University of Massachusetts School of Law
West End Museum
Western New England Law School

April 28, 2022

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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