Americans rely on status markers like our college degrees, jobs, cars, homes, zip codes, and (if you live in Los Angeles) area codes to measure success. We also like to...
Jennifer Lee 🦁Re-upping this @SSRC piece to explain why voting #YesOnProp16 a vote to REDUCE #OpportunityGaps
"Before we measure someone’s success by their diplomas, jobs, or zip codes, let’s first ask about the diplomas, jobs, and zip codes that came before them."
The unequal division of household work leads to the "mom penalty." For highly educated, high-income women, it could mean losing promotions, future earning power and roles as future leaders.
Jennifer Lee 🦁The severe "motherhood penalty" in the wake of #COVID19
In Sept, 865,000 women dropped out of the workforce—4x the number of men who did.
In academia, stepping down the career ladder puts promotions, future earning power, and roles as leaders at risk.
As fears and insecurities about the coronavirus mount among Americans, so too have attacks on Asian Americans. They have been stabbed, beaten, bullied, spit on, pushed, harassed, and vilified based on the false assumption that they are to blame for...
COVID-19 is killing Asian Americans in the Bay Area. In this six-part series, USA TODAY investigates how systemic racism is driving high death rates.
Jennifer Lee 🦁The #AsianAmerican case-fatality rate is nearly 3x that of other groups in #SanFrancisco. In many cases, this is linked to the corrosive effects of the model minority myth.
“We are the ones who lose out as a result of this stereotype." @ARCHDrNguyen
Pets are impacted by domestic violence too. By planning ahead, together people and their pets can escape abusive environments.
If you find yourself in a...
Jennifer Lee 🦁#Kaia's PSA about #ProtectPetsToo 🐾 for #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth
71% of Domestic Violence Victims report that their abusers also targeted their pets.
@URI_NYC provides safe co-living spaces for victims & their pets.
The successful candidate will be able to convey research developments and pedagogical approaches in Asian American Studies, Critical Ethnic Studies, and/or Diasporic Studies. These programs aim to expand the existing expertise of our faculty who...
Immigrants and the children of immigrants make up a large and growing segment of students at U.S. colleges and universities—up from 20 percent in 2000 to 28 percent in 2018. This fact sheet offers a first-of-its-kind profile of this population’s...
Finding emotional support during a crisis often means turning to long-established networks already built for distance.
Jennifer Lee 🦁"She believed in me so fiercely that I still feel her love and faith in the active, present tense, even though she is far beyond my reach." @nicolesjchung
Having just experienced the loss of my brave mother-in-law, I feel this deeply.
Jennifer Lee 🦁DEADLINE for @ESSnet SUBMISSIONS for #ESS2021 is Oct 15
#ESS2021 will be virtual and streamlined, Feb 18-21, 2021
PROGRAM THEME: Diversity and Its Discontents in the Wake of Covid-19
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ➡️
Ending hunger and isolation for low-income Asian-American homebound elderly where we source, cook, and deliver culturally appropriate meals paired with handwritten letters and heartwarming illustrations.
In an interview with Marc Maron, former bandmate David Lee Roth revealed just how painful the experience was for the late artist, who was of Indonesian and Dutch descent.
Jennifer Lee 🦁#EddieVanHalen on growing up as a #multiracial Indonesian-Dutch immigrant:
"My first friends in America were Black. It was actually the white people that were the bullies... and the Black kids stuck up for me." #Solidarity @kimmythepooh@NBCAsianAmerica