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Resiliency Within

Resiliency Within

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April 5th 2021: The Diverse Experience of Asian-Americans: Hate Crimes to Healing

In light of the recent shootings in Georgia, this show will look at hate crimes in the Asian-American community and honoring the diversity of lived experiences within the vast group labeled as “Asian-American”. Reena Patel and Kimberly Wong will be speaking from their respective lens as Indian-American and Chinese-American individuals whose experiences both overlap and greatly differ in response to events in the last several years, and most recently with the uprise in violent crimes for Asian-Americans. They will explore how the concept of ‘othering’ creates fear and ultimately endangers ind

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Reena Patel

Reena Patel earned her MSW from Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India as a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar. She was the first American to graduate from TISS School of Social Work, one of the oldest social work institutions in Asia.  Ms. Patel received the NASW Emerging Social Work Leader of the Year for AZ Chapter Branch II in 2018. Ms. Patel work experience has included working on the San Carlos Apache Reservation and with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe as a mental health therapist. Ms. Patel was also trained in providing trauma-informed care for formerly homeless and foster care youth in transitional housing at San Diego Youth Services. She also worked as a clinician for act
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Kimberly Wong

Kimberly C. Wong, LCSW has over 3 decades of experience both in community social work and in private practice. Ms. Wong received her MSW from UCLA in 1993. At UCLA she was an active member of the MSW API Caucus, Lesbian & Gay Caucus, and Feminist Caucus. She has a private practice, specializing in trauma, with extensive experience working with survivors of sexual & domestic violence. She has expertise in addiction, relationships, and LGBTQ affirmative psychotherapy. Ms. Wong uses a multicultural, feminist & empowerment approach and brings an understanding of how layers of culture and society shape individuals. She is a Certified Trauma Resiliency Model Practitioner & Facilitator. Committed t
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3997/resiliency-within 10/04/2021 01:00 10/04/2021 02:00 Resiliency Within https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3997/resiliency-within In light of the recent shootings in Georgia, this show will look at hate crimes in the Asian-American community and honoring the diversity of lived experiences within the vast group labeled as “Asian-American”. Reena Patel and Kimberly Wong will be speaking from their respective lens as Indian-American and Chinese-American individuals whose experiences both overlap and greatly differ in response to events in the last several years, and most recently with the uprise in violent crimes for Asian-Americans. They will explore how the concept of ‘othering’ creates fear and ultimately endangers individuals and communities who are not considered to be a part of the widely accepted American narrative. In addition, they will explore ways to move from “othering” to “us” as we look to ways to bring healing to our communities. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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