Power to Empower: Amanda Nguyen on Anti-Asian Racism and the Blueprint for Social Change


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Civil rights activist and the CEO and founder of Rise, Amanda Nguyen sat down with host Alyse Nelson to discuss the recent rise in hate crimes against the AAPI community and how she uses her activism to advocate for more informed and collaborative change. Amanda reflects on how she got involved in activism, her work with Rise Justice Labs and the impact of social media in democratizing the voices of the voiceless.

A strong believer in collective action, Amanda has constantly worked to use her power to empower community leaders through trainings and workshops. With constant grit, breaking down barriers to activism and creating civil rights, Amanda continues to remind us how women lead differently! Listen in to learn more about the incredible work Amanda has done to redefine survivor involvement in sexual violence legislation and how you can get involved in social justice activism.

To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org. This series is inspired by our book, Vital Voices: 100 Women using their Power to Empower, edited by Alyse Nelson with art by Gayle Kabaker and a foreword by Amanda Gorman, published by Assouline.

Host: Alyse Nelson.

Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum.

Producer and Editor: Sofi Ibrahim

Music: Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod.

Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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