AAPI Community Resources

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3 works from "An American Diary" by Robert Shimomura, photographed by Yosef Kalinko. Read more about Art @ SU.

From the desk of Natasha Martin, VP for Diversity and Inclusion:

Dear Campus Community,

As we mark the beginning of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, designated in this year’s White House proclamation as Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Seattle University affirms the rich tapestry of cultures, ethnicities, and experiences of this diverse and vibrant community – representing a broad diaspora of Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi Americans.

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AAPI Resources


Learn more about the legal history of AAPI Heritage month here and find resources here

Informational Toolkit on anti-Asian Xenophobia and Racism

This compilation includes a range of informational and educational resources to deepen understanding and promote inclusivity. This comprises a “living” collection that will be updated accordingly. Please send ideas for additional resources for this page to inclusion@seattleu.edu

Toolkit for Anti-Asian Racism

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Bernie Liang, Senior Director for Student Engagement, is a co-author of the chapter, "Creating a Legacy: Multiracial and Multiethnic Asian Pacific Islander American Professionals in Higher Education" with Sara Furr, and Staphanie Nixon. The text is available here:  https://www.naspa.org/book/asian-americans-and-pacific-islanders-in-higher-education.

The book, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education: Research and Perspectives on Identity, Leadership, and Success, is published by NASPA, the professional home for the field of student affairs.

Bernie Liang received his Master of Arts in Education in Student Development Association from Seattle U in 2002 and has worked for more than 20 years in student affairs. He was also a 2020 Diamond Honoree by the American College Personnel Association Foundation (ACPA). Read More.

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Educational Resources


Flyer for FIESTA 2022 Returning to Our Roots

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Faculty Features

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Join LIFT SU for quarterly Writing Retreats and weekly Write-On-Sites in the company of other BIPOC faculty! LIFT SU Writes is a writing facilitation program designed for BIPOC faculty who wish to increase their productivity while developing a sustainable writing practice.