2016 AAADS 98/198

This page contains the readings for the Spring 2016 Asian American and Diaspora Studies 98/198 course.

This semester, Asian American Pacific Islander Health Research Group has been joined by Asian Health Services, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, and APASD to sponsor its 8th annual UC Berkeley speaker series on contemporary health issues in the AAPI community.

Our Spring 2016 speaker series is called Break the Silence. BTS aims to highlight AAPI community health and social justice issues currently invisible within the current public health curriculum.

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1/20: The Role of Community Health Research in AAPI Activism

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1/27: Occupational Health Issues: Workers’ Rights in the Nail Salon Industry

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2/3: Fighting Human Trafficking Among Young SE Asian Women in Oakland


2/10: How Gambling Casinos Target AAPI Communities

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2/17: Will You Marrow Me?: Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Donor Registration among AAPI College Students


2/24: Community History and Current Issues of Gentrification and Displacement

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3/9: Growing Old in the Community


3/16: Rights of the Undocumented Immigrants

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Promoting research to improve health in the AAPI communities!