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July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Gender-Based Violence, Migration, and the AAPI Experience: An Intersectional Approach to Serving Survivors

Developing a trauma-informed practice is essential for attorneys working with survivors of gender-based violence. An effective trauma-informed practice recognizes the unique needs of survivors, taking into account their cultural backgrounds, as well as the discrimination and biases they have experienced and that may contribute to their trauma.

This two-part series will provide a historical overview of the migration and development of Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in America, will challenge assumptions about AAPI survivors, and provide trauma- and culturally-informed practice tips for pro bono attorneys working with AAPI survivors.

Part 1: Laying the Foundation: A Historically Grounded Perspective on AAPI Immigrant Survivors Today

Speakers:

Amy Hseih – Deputy Director of the Anti-Trafficking Initiative at Sanctuary for Families

Kathy Lu – Staff Attorney in the Anti-Trafficking Initiative at Sanctuary for Families and Co-Founder of the Immigrant History Initiative

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July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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Online

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Paul Hastings LLP
Sanctuary for Families
Immigrant History Initiative