Time: 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. PST
Land acknowledgment and opening: Elder Larry Grant, of Chinese and Musqueam ancestry
Poetry reading: Fred Wah, former Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate
Stories of Care project: Jennifer Chan, Elvin Velasco & Olivia Dela Cruz, project members
An event to signify the launch of Asian Heritage Month, featuring a poetry reading by Fred Wah. Next Jennifer Chan, Elvin Velasco and Olivia Dela Crus share stories of the Filipinx/Filipina/Filipino care workers and the impact of the pandemic on them.
Following, there will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions of the speakers.