New York College’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute will current “SKIRBALL TV: Ai-jen Poo,” a digital lecture by Ai-jen Poo, government director of the Nationwide Home Staff Alliance, on Wed., March 17, 6-7 p.m. EST.
The occasion, a part of the NYU SKIRBALL TV collection, will embody a post-lecture dialogue moderated by NYU Faculty of Legislation Professor Alina Das, an immigrant rights legal professional.
“SKIRBALL TV: Ai-jen Poo” is free and open to the general public; registration is required on the event’s website. Zoom coordinates will likely be despatched to attendees previous to the occasion.
Ai-jen Poo, a next-generation labor chief, award-winning organizer, writer, and a number one voice within the ladies’s motion, will deal with her evolution as an organizer, the affect of the pandemic and uprisings for Black lives on her group’s members, and the importance of the 2020 US elections—matters aligned with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute’s “Our Politics, Our Selves” 2020-21 programming theme.
Poo, director of Caring Throughout Generations, co-founder of SuperMajority, and trustee of the Ford Basis, is a nationally acknowledged skilled on elder and household care, the way forward for work, gender equality, immigration, narrative change, and grassroots organizing. She is the writer of The Age of Dignity: Getting ready for the Elder Growth in a Altering America (The New Press, 2016). Along with Alicia Garza, Poo co-hosts the podcast, Sunstorm. Poo has been named to Fortune’s 50 World’s Biggest Leaders and Time’s 100 Most Influential Individuals within the World, and she or he has been the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Grant, amongst different awards.