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Saturday, April 18 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Vamos! 我们走吧! Let’s Go! Multi-Lingual Organizing in the Digital Space

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Do you work with communities whose first language is not English? You must communicate with your audience directly to build effective campaigns. In many cases, this means going beyond translation to convey the meaning of you message. Learn more about what has — and has not — worked for digital organizers in a range of language communities. Hear the common challenges digital organizers encounter, what platforms their communities are using online, and the benefits of communication with your audience in their home language.


Khamarin Nhann

Born to refugee parents in the Bronx, Khamarin was recruited into CAAAV’s Youth Leadership Project (YLP) and participated with the program in 2005. After becoming a youth organizer, he led YLP’s Health Justice Campaign for quality healthcare for Southeast Asian refugees against... Read More →
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Christiaan Perez

Manager of Advocacy and Digital Strategy, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Christiaan works in the intersection of advocacy and technology to help amplify and engage with LatinoJustice’s community partners. He is involved in a broad range of campaigns touching upon all LatinoJustice’s areas of focus. Christiaan works in strategic communications by working... Read More →

Ricardo Aca

Ricardo Aca was born in Puebla, Mexico. In 2005, at the age of 14, he crossed the border in Arizona with his younger sister to join their mother in Brooklyn. In 2015 a video he released in response to Donald Trump’s remarks about undocumented Mexican immigrants went viral. In the... Read More →

Carlyn Cowen

Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC)
Carlyn Cowen (they/she/siya) is an advocate, activist, and Filipinx-American dedicated to building social, racial, and economic justice through radical systemic change. Carlyn serves as the Chief Policy and Public Affairs Officer of the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC), the... Read More →
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Chuck Park

Civic Participation Manager, MinKwon Center
Chuck Park is the Civic Participation Manager at the MinKwon Center for Community Action, overseeing the organization’s efforts to increase the political participation of Asian Pacific American immigrants across New York City. Prior to MinKwon, Chuck worked as a U.S. diplomat, serving... Read More →

Saturday April 18, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm EDT