MIT Chinese Alumni Group Event

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Countering Anti-Asian Violence: Legal & Community Actions
May 20 - Virtual Event

Please join us for the MIT Chinese Alumni Group webinar Countering Anti-Asian Violence: Legal & Community Actions to learn effective means for countering anti-Asian violence, including working with law enforcements, local and state governments; organizing, funding and mobilizing legal, community, business and organizational actions.

We are pleased to present our speakers:

Dominic Yin is Program Manager for Securing the Cities Program, for the San Francisco Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative. Dominic chairs the Regional Principal Partners Committee; coordinates strategies and capabilities with Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, state and local stakeholders, and first responders. Dominic retired from the San Francisco Police Department as its Captain (at the highest law enforcement civil service level) and attorney. He has also served in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Dominic teaches at universities and law enforcement academies. He authored law enforcement courses such as Crisis Intervention and provides Continuous Professional Training for Civilian Employees. His degrees include: MS, Education, San Francisco State University; MA, Organizational Leadership & Theory, University of San Francisco; and Juris Doctorate, UCLA School of Law.

Rex Tabora
 is Filipino American and Executive Director of the Asian Pacific American Community Center (APACC), San Francisco. Rex manages and cooperates with financial donors, staff, volunteers, government officials and other service providers, using multi-disciplinary approach from his wide experiences, to lead APACC in service to under-served clients.

Previously, Rex was budget/administrative manager for City & County of San Francisco Solid Waste Management Program, co-founder of an electrical design and testing company Powernet, Inc., restaurant and microbrewery owner, and business consultant. He represented San Francisco real estate developers, for public and community affairs, to build several million square feet of commercial and residential units.

Moderator Wean Khing Wong, MIT SB Biology 1984, is a multilingual and multicultural attorney, mediator and trainer with an American and international client base. She has been a court-appointed mediator for the California Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District, since 2004. She has taught mediation and multicultural interactions to senior international judicial officers. She was also a Hearing Officer for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office. Wean Khing authored award-winning law and mediation articles. She also provides Continuing Legal Education in Competence, Bias and Ethics. Wean Khing holds a California Bar license and a US Patent Attorney license. She has an MA in Counseling Psychology and is the Founder and Leader of the MIT Chinese Alumni Group.


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Thursday, May 20, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM PT

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