Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month, as we honor the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. Join us for an informative discussion with Activists and Leaders about the history, culture, resilience, and contributions to the Social Justice Movement. Get your tickets now because this is an event you surely do not want to miss!
Hosted by Guled Muse, Community Engagement and Education Manager
Our panelists include:
Annie is the Director of Policy at Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), a nonprofit based in San Francisco, and co-founded the organization of the national Stop AAPI Hate Coalition. In her role, Annie advocates for systemic change that protect workers’ and immigrants’ rights, promotes language diversity and education equity and remedies racial and social injustice. Annie previously worked as a Civil Rights Attorney with the U.S. Department of Education in the Office for Civil Rights and enforced the Federal civil rights laws that protect students from discrimination. Annie is a graduate of Harvard Law School, Fordham’s Graduate School of Education, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Vicky Holt Takamine
Vicky Holt Takamine is a renowned kumu hula, a master teacher of Hawaiian dance. Vicky ʻūniki (graduated through the rituals of hula) as a kumu hula from hula master Maiki Aiu Lake in 1975 and established her own hālau, Pua Ali’i ‘Ilima, (school of Hawaiian dance) in 1977. She earned her BA and MA in dance ethnology from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. In addition to teaching at her own school, Vicky taught at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa and Leeward Community College for more than 35 years. In 2001, Vicky established a non-profit organization, PA’I Foundation, to serve the needs of her Hawaiian community and those who make Hawai’i their home.
Tiffany Uhila-Hautau, Executive Director of the Anamatangi Polynesian Voices
Tiffany has served Silicon Valley’s Pacific Islander and other BIPOC communities for over 15 years. She is the Executive Director for ‘Anamatangi Polynesian Voices and in January 2022, Tiffany spearheaded California’s statewide campaign ‘To Tonga With Love.’ The campaign fundraises to send $1.2 million worth of emergency supplies to the Kingdom of Tonga after the island nation was hit by a seismic volcanic eruption and Pacific-wide tsunami. Tiffany is the daughter of legendary Silicon Valley activists, Mama Dee and Papa Senter, who founded ‘Anamatangi Polynesian Voices’ in 1997 to serve Silicon Valley’s immigrant and BIPOC communities.
For any questions please contact our Community Engagement Manager Guled Muse at email@example.com.
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