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Day of Convening- Asian American and Pacific Islander - Shared screen with speaker view
Joseph Gutierrez (he/him) | @apimidtn
24:12
https://linkin.bio/apimidtnhttps://www.apimidtn.org/apihm
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
32:43
Yes Joseph!!! It's the data for me!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
33:10
20 cents of every nonprofit dollar goes to API led organizations
Kathryn Swanton - CNM
34:54
Guiding Principles: How Philanthropy Can Uplift AAPI Communities - https://cep.org/guiding-principles-how-philanthropy-can-uplift-aapi-communities/
Kathryn Swanton - CNM
36:38
JUST RELEASED: The State of AAPI Philanthropy Report - https://aapip.org/news/just-released-the-state-of-aapi-philanthropy-report/
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
37:29
Yes Joseph!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
38:22
Thank you so much Joseph!
Abby Janis (her/hers) CNM
38:44
Thank you for being an amazing resource and community advocate!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
38:48
Thank you Joseph!!!
Tasneem Ansariyah Grace
38:50
Excellent, excellent work Joseph!
Kit Canlas
38:54
Woohoo!!! Go Joseph, go API Mid TN!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
38:59
Whew!! So much history and thanks to you!!!!
Joseph Gutierrez (he/him) | @apimidtn
39:06
sorry - that's my fault
Selah Torralba
39:19
Thank you, Joseph!!! So grateful for the incredible work that API Mid TN does!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
39:26
We love you Joseph!
Howard Vosburgh (he/him)
39:36
Thank you, Joseph! Excellent work!
Emily You, NTIA, she/her
39:39
Joseph is the best!
Joseph Gutierrez (he/him) | @apimidtn
40:52
I threw a lot of things at everyone really fast, but feel free to email me if you have any questions - joseph@apimidtn.org
Kit Canlas
41:04
We love a good bakery!!!!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
41:29
D'Andrews Bakery is incredible. https://dandrewsbakery.com/
Abby Janis (her/hers) CNM
41:39
If you have any resources to share, please share them in the chat!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
42:51
1 in 4 Asians lost jobs during the pandemic.....WOW
Jennifer Ancevski, she/hers - Turnip Green Creative Reuse
42:56
Thanks Joseph! Congrats on your hero of the match at the NSC game last Sunday too - saw you on the big screen!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
44:00
Great to see all of you here! I am honored to be in this space with all of you.
Jennifer Wang
45:00
❤️ @Dawn Stone
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
45:04
Truth!!
Kayla Neal (she/her)
45:18
Thank you all so much for sharing your experiences!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
45:20
🥰 Jennifer@@@
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
47:30
It's tough....Chris
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
48:01
Question: How do you fight this model minority myth?
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
48:18
Yes Michelle! I always flip back to people who ask me and I also ask them as well.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
49:06
"Make sure we are seen" - Matt Paco
Josh Ford / ELI Inc.
50:01
-Not only a seat at the table but a valued voice as well.
Delfine Fox
50:20
I second that!!!
Kit Canlas
50:35
Yes, Kimberley!!!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
50:55
Truth
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
51:19
"we are learning how to break stereotypes" - Kimberley Spradlin
Delfine Fox
53:00
Well said Chris Chu!!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
53:39
How do you handle daily microagressions
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
53:53
microaggressions
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
54:46
"I really didn't notice at first, more aware now which made me more vocal"
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
54:52
-Sunny Bray
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
55:23
"It starts with what we teach our children." - MIchelle
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
55:46
That is SOOO important. Thank you for sharing that Michelle. How about others in the chat??
Kit Canlas (she/her)
57:14
Risk averse
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
57:29
I am teaching my nieces and nephew and want them to be proud of their Vietnamese heritage and culture.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
57:40
yes Kit
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
58:00
Thank you Terry, this is SOOO important!
Ellisa Sun
58:23
i wish my mom had told me i looked difference and might experience discrimination. i think she was so focused on acclimating that she never acknowledged it.
Josh Ford / ELI Inc.
59:25
As an adopted Asian of Caucasian Adopted parents it was something that came to the forefront very early growing up in rural Indiana.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:00:08
Whew!! Ellisa thank you for sharing that. I am sure there are others who feel this way too
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:00:57
Thank you for sharing Josh. I thank you for your story.
Emily You, NTIA, she/her
01:01:34
So much fear for our elders these past few years
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:01:54
Thank all of you for being real about these spaces and feelings.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:02:34
Yes Emily. ❤️
marie
01:03:48
How can those of us in other communities support and advocate for our friends, family in the APIHM community?
Delfine Fox
01:03:49
So difficult to process at times.
Stephanie So
01:05:23
During the pandemic, I felt more concern about what might be in peoples' heads because TN is such a red state - although I didn't notice much when I went out. so I think it may have messed up my thinking more than anything.I
Josh Ford / ELI Inc.
01:06:27
+1 Stephanie
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:08:03
Yes Delfine. Hard to process
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:09:15
Stephanie So, yes this is very important....that conditioning within our mind around the things we experience and see has hijacked our minds
Jennifer Wang
01:09:44
saying something or creating space when you see an API person or organization being invisibilized or glossed over
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
01:10:59
Thank you Chris, Matt, Michelle, and Kimberley for sharing your experiences.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:11:08
Thank you ALLLLLLL for sharing!
Howard Vosburgh (he/him)
01:11:11
Thank you - great panel!
Tasneem Ansariyah Grace
01:11:13
Thank you, panelists!
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:11:14
Great job first panel!!!
Delfine Fox
01:11:14
Thank you all for sharing!
Selah Torralba
01:11:15
Thank you all for sharing with such wisdom and vulnerability! 🫰
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
01:11:43
Fantastic first panel! Looking forward to the rest of the day.
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
01:20:20
👋🏼
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:20:44
Hey Shonka'an Saint-Fleur!
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
01:21:16
Hello! Glad to be here!! Happy AAPI Heritage Month!
Joseph Gutierrez (he/him) | @apimidtn
01:21:28
yay Kit!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:21:52
Glad to have you here!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:23:28
Hello Prabir, Kit, and Stephanie!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:24:15
Speak Stephanie!!! Higher Education has its own set of "Opportunities"
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:24:57
Yes, I love the fact that we have STEM folks in the House!!!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:25:09
Speak Kit
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:26:20
Ha Ha sounds like my life in telecommunications and high tech in the 90s and early 2000s.
Delfine Fox
01:26:24
Absolutely!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:26:35
#retweet @Delfine
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:26:50
WHEW...tokenism is REAL
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:27:01
make it plain
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:27:31
Speak Prabir
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:27:48
🔥
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
01:28:44
Thank you for calling it out Prabir!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:28:55
YES @Terry Vo!!
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
01:29:06
I've heard of professional women being disrespected by AAPI men & thought of as 'above' women regardless of ethnicity.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:29:07
Prabir told the truth and thank you for that
Sophia Luangrath
01:30:00
Thank you Prabir! I am 23 and have discussed my pathway is to be a manager even being young. I got the same conversation from a few higher up in the company.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:30:54
Wow Shonka'an. I have seen disrespect from all sides and my hope is that we continue this work to be more human regardless of our differences.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:32:39
Truth...exposure to diverse people is important
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:34:24
@Sophia....craft your success and secure mentors and sponsors every step of the way. If you need help crafting a plan, reach out to me: dawn@cnm.org - I am happy to connect you to people within my network.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:35:14
YESSSSS...
Sophia Luangrath
01:35:29
Wow! thank you Dawn!!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:35:52
@Sophia, I was you....🥰
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:36:30
They would laugh in my face until I received the career opportunity they wanted at 24!
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
01:37:23
I respect different nationalities. Often, I had to interpret my Professor's accent to other people on campus. The junior staff can help in many ways.
Howard Vosburgh (he/him)
01:38:17
This is making me think - how do I receive kindness/mentorship/sponsorship from white-dominant individuals without empowering the white-savior complex?
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
01:38:54
🙏🏼
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:39:09
Great way to reframe that experience @Shonka'an! Thank you for sharing your experiences too. Let's stay in touch. Dawn@cnm.org
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:40:53
@Howard...that is an entire thesis right there! We should explore this.... CNM has partnered with several organizations to begin working on this within our city. If you want to get in on the planning of this, shoot me an email and we can set up a virtual tea dawn@cnm.org
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:41:48
Yes Stephanie...that is SOOOO important and I love the work that you do in tech Stephanie!
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:42:15
Yes let’s hear it for healing and therapy!!!
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:42:29
Especially as people of color
Brianna Benson - The Nashville Food Project
01:42:36
Agreed @Kit and @Stephanie!!
Delfine Fox
01:43:11
Self-Care is priority right now!! Mentally and physically!! For the betterment of Us!!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:43:25
I love the transparency here
Jennifer Wang (she/her)
01:44:14
@Howard my experience is I can usually tell if someone wants to uplift me because they see, hear, and understand me. Or if they're doing it out of pity and thinking of me as a statistic
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:44:58
We’re here for it Stephanie!!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
01:45:11
Thank you for all that you're sharing Stephanie!
Howard Vosburgh (he/him)
01:45:31
Thank you, @Dawn and @Stephanie!
Brianna Benson - The Nashville Food Project
01:45:45
I can relate... @stephanie
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:46:07
I love that...Stephanie. I hear and see ALL OF YOU
Delfine Fox
01:46:07
So true Stephanie!!!
Tasneem Ansariyah Grace
01:46:13
Well-said, Stephanie! Still waters run deep.
marie
01:48:08
Yes, still waters do run deep! And sometimes, that prep for the worse can be a defense mechanism from past traumas. I can relate. Thanks for your transparency Stephanie!
Howard Vosburgh (he/him)
01:48:10
That's right, @Prabir!
Michelle Boudreaux
01:48:28
Such a good comeback
Tasneem Ansariyah Grace
01:48:32
You better tell the whole truth, Prabir!!!
Michelle Boyden, Smash Franchise Partners
01:48:44
so good!
Claire Stewart CNM Support
01:48:47
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kitcanlas
Claire Stewart CNM Support
01:49:05
https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-so-io
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:49:07
Love it@
Stephanie So
01:49:08
"Don't take it lying down" - PrabirThis advice should go viral. :)
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:49:21
Yes Stephanie!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
01:49:21
Thank you Prabir!
Delfine Fox
01:49:25
Speak it Prabir!!!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:49:27
A whole VIBE!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:50:01
Truth @Kit!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:50:33
Affinity Groups and Diversity Funding are a MUST
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
01:51:24
That's defiantly unjust CEO stats!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
01:51:30
https://www.amazon.com/Edge-Turning-Adversity-into-Advantage-ebook/dp/B07RYHMXW8
Abby Janis (her/hers) CNM
01:51:58
Thank you, Terry!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:53:07
Turning Your Adversity https://www.amazon.com/Turning-Your-Adversity-Into-Victory/dp/0892749091
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
01:53:23
I feel forced to switch code in verbal language.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
01:53:26
Thank you all!!!
Stephanie So
01:53:40
Excellent advice, Kit - we all need to be able to handle ourselves in a conversation.
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:53:51
Yes!!! Look at this awesome line up!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
01:54:15
Go Emily!
Emily You, NTIA, she/her
01:54:41
So happy to be here with you Terry!
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:55:46
Go Terry!!!
Sophia Luangrath
01:55:58
Yayyy Terry!!!
Tasneem Ansariyah Grace
01:56:05
C’mon, Terry!!
marie
01:56:07
Yes Terry!!
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:57:19
Yes! The google doc ?
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:57:28
Whoops sorry everyone lol
Delfine Fox
01:58:39
Agreed Emily. Thank you.
Jennifer Wang (she/her)
01:59:15
Yes Terry, it's also how we break out of that invisibility
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
01:59:48
African American babies make up the majority of abortions. I'm #prolife.
Kit Canlas (she/her)
01:59:54
Also not making those demographics do all of the emotional labor for their advancement!
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:00:36
I believe in exceptions in extreme cases.
Delfine Fox
02:01:25
Thank you Josh. Sooooo True!!!
Kit Canlas (she/her)
02:02:44
Many API are not seen as people of color. Long way to go still
Sophia Luangrath
02:04:02
I have had uncomfortable conversations with coworkers where I felt push to agree to with certain topics.
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:04:35
How does the panel feel about having the 1st U.S. VP African/ Asian American woman?
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:05:46
Wow
Sophia Luangrath
02:06:31
yesss!
Melissa Spradlin, Book'em
02:06:35
If people don't call out those microaggressions, people like me (older white female) don't realize they are happening sometimes. I'm here to learn - there's so much I don't know and need to learn. Thank you to all the panelists throughout this session who have shared and been honest and vulnerable.
Abby Janis (her/hers) CNM
02:06:35
!!!! YAY!!!
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:06:51
👏🏼
Kit Canlas (she/her)
02:07:52
Also very classist.
marie
02:08:01
That is terrible.
Sophia Luangrath
02:08:03
^^
Tasneem Ansariyah Grace
02:08:40
Radical honesty. We all wade in the muck of ‘isms.
Tasneem Ansariyah Grace
02:08:59
‘Preciate you, Terry
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:09:25
AAPI helped build the foundation of America!
Sunny Bray - Event Moderator (Catalyst Collective Co.)
02:11:26
you still appreciate it for sure
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:13:08
My AAPI elementary classmate friend from Bangladesh got my 1st school birthday present! She's now a Harvard Graduate!
Delfine Fox
02:13:31
As a Latina...I can mirror so much of what everyone is sayin...just sharing like you all are...is so helpful! Thank you!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:13:46
Oh and buy from API businesses!! :)
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:15:38
Yes!!!
Sunny Bray - Event Moderator (Catalyst Collective Co.)
02:17:02
melissa spradlin of Book'em is here and she loves books too! : )
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:17:05
You can watch Pachinko on Apple+ now!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:18:23
Thx for sharing
Monica Djunaidi
02:19:06
it was in instyle
Jennifer Wang (she/her)
02:19:14
https://diana-king.com
Jeff
02:19:18
Thank you all for sharing. I just moved here from Hawaii (where AAPI is the majority). This is all so enlightening and (in all honesty) a tiny bit of scary.
Claire Stewart CNM Support
02:19:40
https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilyhyou/https://www.linkedin.com/in/terryvohttps://www.linkedin.com/in/fordjk
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:19:48
Are there any upcoming AAPI festivals in Nashville recommended?
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:19:53
@Emily- I also love Books and Book'em
Sophia Luangrath
02:19:56
we have our art show!!
Emily You, NTIA, she/her
02:20:13
We should do an AAPI book club :)
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:20:14
@Shonka'an- 5/22 Arts and Music Festival
Kit Canlas (she/her)
02:20:29
https://linktr.ee/nashvillepocsangha if you want to know more about POC sangha
Delfine Fox
02:20:35
Thank you everyone...I have to step away for now!!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:20:38
The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is in April every year! Please catch it next year.
Kit Canlas (she/her)
02:20:51
Meditation group exclusively for BIPOC - meets on Thursdays 7-8:30. https://linktr.ee/nashvillepocsangha
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:21:08
@Jeff- Thank you for being here with us! Hope you'll join us at one of our upcoming events. www.apimidtn.org/apihm
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:21:18
Thanks so much! Will spread the word!!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:21:44
https://www.apimidtn.org/apihm
Vanessa Lazón EL Office MNPS
02:22:23
This was wonderful! I'm sorry to leave now, but I have to go to the next thing. Thank you for everything that was shared by panelists, and for the great chat comments.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:22:55
Thx Vanessa
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:23:12
Great having all of you
Jeff
02:23:14
@Terry - thank you! Just signed up for the newsletters and hoping to attend the art show!
Jennifer Wang (she/her)
02:24:57
What is one thing from today’s event that is creating a pleasant reaction in you?What is one thing that is creating an unpleasant reaction?
Josh Ford / ELI Inc.
02:35:18
It was wonderful connecting with everyone today. Thank you for the invitation and keep up the great work!
Abby Janis (her/hers) CNM
02:35:34
Josh thank YOU for your perspective and voice!
Kit Canlas (she/her)
02:35:53
The comments were lit today! Thanks for all the engagement, friends.
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:36:41
I defiantly want to take a step back in all spaces and allow AAPI voices to be heard 1st & be involved in events!
Kit Canlas (she/her)
02:37:05
SPAM
Shonka'an Saint-Fleur, Executive Assistant
02:37:19
I didn't know how diverse the AAPI ethnicity is.
Sophia Luangrath
02:37:55
Welcome Jeff! :)
Michelle Boyden, Smash Franchise Partners
02:38:41
Grateful for each and everyone of you. "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."
Abby Janis (her/hers) CNM
02:38:54
Love that, Michelle!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:40:28
This was great
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:41:11
Thank you so much Jennifer!
Terry Vo|she/her|Comcast
02:41:19
What a wonderful way to end the session.
Tasneem Ansariyah Grace
02:41:22
Thank you, Jennifer. Lush.
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:42:11
Thank you funders
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:42:14
Googlr
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:42:18
Google
Joseph Gutierrez (he/him) | @apimidtn
02:42:22
❤️
Howard Vosburgh (he/him)
02:42:25
Thank you, All!
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:42:29
HCA
sophia luangrath
02:42:34
❤️❤️
Dawn Stone (she, her, hers)
02:42:34
Amazon
marie
02:42:34
This was wonderful. Thank you for hosting and sharing!