||Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Taking on Postracialism: Racial Justice and Asian Americans Today
||Apr 28, 2010
||12:15PM - 1:45PM ET
School of Social Work
1255 Amsterdam Avenue
(at 121st Street)
New York, NY 10027
Applied Research Center
President and Executive Director
Real change takes work at both the micro and macro levels, from the individual to the institutions and rules that shape our lives. Rinku Sen will talk about racial identity, community organizing, and journalism as they play out in efforts to make change in the 21st century, featuring inspiring examples from all over the country.
A leading figure in the racial justice movement, Rinku Sen is the President and Executive Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC) and Publisher of ColorLines magazine. Ms. Sen has written extensively about immigration, community organizing, and womens lives for a wide variety of publications, including The Huffington Post, Jack and Jill Politics, and The San Francisco Chronicle, among others. Her latest book, The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization (Berrett-Koehler) won the Nautilus Book Award Silver Medal. She received a B.A. in Womens Studies from Brown University and an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University.
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