In this episode of Connie's Comments, Connie is joined by CEO & President of Brotherhood Crusade, Charisse Bremond-Weaver, to discuss anti-Asian hate, anti-Blackness, and Asian and Black solidarity. We will also be releasing another part of their interview in March where they continue their conversation by talking about being Women of Color in positions of power.
Advancing Justice-LA's former Litigation Director, Julie Su, was recently announced by the White House as a nominee for the Deputy Director of U.S. Department of Labor. In this month's edition of Connie's Comments we are joined by Vice President of Development and Communications, Aileen Louie, to reflect on and celebrate the impact Julie Su has had on anti-sweatshop labor and human trafficking laws to this day.
Yesterday, we breathed a collective sigh of relief and look forward with hope as we witnessed President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris be sworn into office. Our CEO, Connie Chung Joe, reflects on the ways this new administration has already changed the course for so many of our community members. We will continue to hold our leaders accountable in order to achieve a more just and equitable society!
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