Earlier today, Asian American scholars and activists organized a Twitter townhall to discuss affirmative action on the hashtag #NotYourWedge. The six panelists for the event were (including myself):
- Jenn Fang, Founder/Editor of Reappropriate (@reappropriate)
- Jason Fong, Former Intervener in SFFA v. Harvard (@jasonfongwrites)
- Nancy Leong, Law Professor at the University of Denver (@nancyleong)
- OiYan Poon, Professor of Higher Education at Colorado State University (@spamfriedrice)
- Anurima Bhargava, Former Chief of the Educational Opportunities Section of the Civil Rights Division at the US Department of Justice (@anurima)
- Janelle Wong, Political Science & Asian American Studies Professor at the University of Maryland (@ProfJanelleWong)
The townhall was co-hosted by:
- Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (@AAAJ_LA)
- Vanessa Teck, Doctoral Student (@VanessaTeck)
- Amanda Assalone, co-Chair of the Asian Pacific American Network (@assalone1)
- Rachel Luna, Higher Education Doctoral Student (@RachelHLuna)
After the jump, you can read the archive of today’s townhall!
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