Experience the Tacoma Moon Festival and Learn about the City’s Past History
Attending the Symposium on Empowering Asian Americans: Women in Leadership
For our quiz 5, you are assigned a different task. You can choose to learn:
1) about traditions and cultural practices for Chinese during the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節 zhōngqiū jié), tour the Chinese Reconciliation Park in Tacoma that hosts an annual Tacoma Moon Festival, explore the City’s dark past history and its current reconciliation effort, and get to know how diverse Tacoma is by visiting various local cultural groups;
2) from our panelists by attending the symposium addressing leadership, workplace diversity, race & gender biases against Asian-American women, and other related issues, particularly in light of the recent surge in anti-AAPI violence and racism. Featured speakers include: Trustee Emerita Jill Nishi ’89, Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu, and attorney and tech entrepreneur Nicole Shanahan ’07.