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The 2016 Advancing Justice Conference (AJC) is the first and only national conference in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community focusing on civil rights and social justice. Over 700 AAPIs from across the U.S. will come together to address issues facing our fastest growing populations. The theme will focus on civic engagement and building our electoral and social power in support of economic and racial justice. Conference attendees will participate in two days of panel discussions, caucus sessions, skills and capacity building, trainings, and networking receptions.

Questions? Email conference@advancingjustice.org
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Thursday, March 31 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
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Your timelines are littered with an array of internet content vying for your views. How do you produce and disseminate content that is entertaining, engaging and inspires action? Hear from a range of mediamakers who are producing interesting, highly shareable content that's finding a following and provoking dialogue about movements, identity and culture.

Moderators
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Phil Yu

Founder/Editor, Angry Asian Man
Phil Yu is the founder and editor of the popular Asian American news/culture blog Angry Asian Man. He is also co-host of the YouTube talk show Angry Asian America on ISAtv, and host of Sound and Fury: The Angry Asian Podcast. Building a steady, loyal readership since 2001, Angry Asian Man has been called "a daily must-read for the media-savvy, socially conscious, pop-cultured Asian American." Mixing humor with criticism, Yu's commentary has... Read More →

Speakers
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Francesca Fiorentini

Presenter/Producer, AJ+
Francesca Fiorentini is a comedy writer, performer and journalist. She is a host and producer with AJ+, the online channel of Al Jazeera Media Network, and does stand up comedy around the Bay Area. She has worked in alternative media since 2004 as editor with the War Resisters League and of Left Turn magazine.
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Eugene Lee Yang

Video Producer and Development Partner, BuzzFeed Motion Pictures
Eugene Lee Yang is a Development Partner at BuzzFeed Motion Pictures. His work as a producer, writer, director, and actor there has reached millions of viewers worldwide, making him one of today’s most recognizable young Asian American faces online and in social media. Behind the camera, Yang is responsible for several of BuzzFeed’s biggest viral video hits, including “If Disney Princes Were Real” and... Read More →
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Jenny Yang

Comedian/Writer, Disoriented Comedy
Jenny Yang is a writer and stand up comedian who produces the first-ever (mostly) female, Asian American standup comedy tour, Disoriented Comedy, and The Comedy Comedy Festival: A Comedy Festival, an Asian American comedy festival featuring the best emerging and veteran standup, sketch, improv and writing talent. Yang was dubbed one of Los Angeles' "most fascinating people" of 2015 in LA Weekly's annual "People" issue. Her work and commentary... Read More →