Helen Zia, former Executive Editor of Ms. Magazine, is an award-winning journalist and scholar who has covered Asian American communities and social and political movements for decades. She is the author of Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, a finalist for the prestigious Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize.
Tim Wise is one of the country’s leading anti-racist writer and educator. Tim Wise has spent the last 25 years speaking to thousands of people and is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. He is also the host of the new podcast, Speak Out with Tim Wise. Tim is the author of Under the Affluence; White Like Me; Dear White America; and Colorblind, among other titles.
There will be a book signing with Tim Wise to follow each presentation
Yosimar Reyes is Nationally Acclaimed Poet and Speaker. He is part of a new generation of young undocumented artists, his voice shines light on issues affecting queer immigrant youth and disenfranchised communities in the U.S. The Advocate named Reyes one of “13 LGBT Latinos Changing the World.”