NEW YORK — The 2013 East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) National Conference will be held Feb. 22-24, 2013 at Columbia University, NYC.
Speakers scheduled to attend include former Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta; journalist and MSNBC news anchor Richard Lui; transsexual disable adoptee Mia Mingus; Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance Executive Director Gregory Cendana; Yonja Media Group President and CEO Dilawar Syed; and writer/producer Curtis Chin.
ECAASU is a national, nonprofit APIA advocacy organization that holds the largest and oldest conference in the country for Asian American students. This year, the guest lineup includes performers Jason Chen, David So, Clara C, Ellen Kim & Aye Hasegawa, Taiyo Na & Magnetic North, iLL-Literacy, and Funkanometry NYC.
In addition there are over 45 workshops covering topics such as LGBTQA, the DREAM act, Remembering Danny Chen, the Model Minority Myth, the Bamboo Ceiling, and more.