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Month: May 2016

Join We Too Sing America Conversations in May 2016

Join We Too Sing America Conversations in May 2016

Already in 2016, We Too Sing America community conversations have occurred on campuses like the University of Berkeley, Towson University, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Texas, at bookstores like Booksmith in San Francisco and Potter’s House in Washington DC, and at community centers like the Asian American Resource Center (Austin), the Nashville Public Library, Asian Americans for Equality, the Ursuline Arts Center (Louisville) and the Sri Ganesha Temple (Nashville).

Here’s a list of upcoming conversations in May. Please spread the word and join us! If you’d like to convene a conversation at your place of worship, with your youth group, on campus, at a government agency, at a corporate affinity group event or at your community center or local library, please email me at

We Too Sing America Book Tour (MAY 2016)

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*May 1st at 6:30PM at the Beverley Hills Community United Methodist Church (Alexandria, VA) for Building Inclusive Community: An Evening of Dialogue and Dessert with Deepa Iyer

*May 5th at 7PM at the Asian American Writers Workshop in New York City: Intro to Islamophobia with Deepa Iyer, Yalini Dream, Aber Kawas and Hina Shamsi (all appearing in personal capacities)

*May 21st: I’m speaking on a panel with author, Chaitali Sen, at the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) annual literature festival. Check out the agenda here.

*May 25th: Presentation at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Asian Pacific American Heritage program.

*June 2nd from 6 to 8PM in Oakland: I’m in conversation with Ayoka Turner (Black Lives Matter) and Zahra Billoo (Council of Arab-Islamic Relations in the Bay Area) at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, and presented by the Oakland Public Library and the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California as part of ‘Islam & Authors’.  There’s also a book club gathering on May 11th at 6:30PM for those who are interested – you can sign up here.



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