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The Auntie Sewing Squad

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Join us for this event celebrating the Auntie Sewing Squad, a massive mutual-aid network of volunteers who have been providing free masks in the wake of US government failures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Featuring:

Asian American Studies MA and Gender Studies PhD alum Preeti Sharma and co-editors Mai-Linh Hong and Chrissy Yau, discussing their recently released book The Auntie Sewing Squad Guide to Mask-Making, Radical Care, and Racial Justice (UC Press).

Screening of “Auntie Kristina,” a short film about the Auntie Sewing Squad and a discussion with the filmmaker, Asian American Studies MA alum Hannah Joo.

Zoom link: ucla.zoom.us/j/96235873472

Co-sponsored by: The Center for the Study of Women, the Labor Center, the Asian American Studies Center, the Gender Studies Department, and the Labor Studies IDP

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Venue

Zoom

Organizer

Asian American Studies Department