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South Asian American Leadership Conference

South Asian Amerian Leadership Conference: "Ente Katha (My Story): From Colorism to Racism to Homophobia”

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Asian American Cultural Center, Student Cultural Programming Fee
Location
Zoom
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Mar 1, 2021   7:00 pm  
Cost
FREE
Registration
Registration
Contact
Christina Carpio
E-Mail
ccarpio@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Asian American Cultural Center Events

Join Dr. Chacko as he shares his experiences and stories from tackling colorism, racism, and homophobia in his lived experiences and supports college students through affinity/identity centers.

Dr. Jacob Chacko serves as the Inaugural Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion for the Santos Manuel Student Union at California State University, San Bernardino. He holds a PhD in Education Policy, Organization, & Leadership with a focus on Global Studies in Education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He also holds an M.S. in Teaching & Learning from Illinois State University and a B.A. in Secondary Education & Spanish from Northeastern Illinois University. After undergraduate studies, he lived in South Korea for several years teaching English and traveling South/Southeast Asia. He speaks Malayalam, English, Spanish, and a bit of Korean. Jacob was born in Kerala, India and raised in Skokie, Illinois; he is 1.5 generation Indian American. He is also a member of Alpha Psi Lambda, ΑΨΛ, a Latino interest fraternity. In his doctoral studies, he worked as the graduate assistant of the Asian American Cultural Center and was immersed into the field of student affairs.

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