COMMUnity CLUBS

Community clubs are social groups that foster community-building and supportive environments.

Book Club

The AAJIL Book Club focuses on reading books about intersectional justice.

All are welcome!  

 

Meetings: Bimonthly, every Saturday at 1pm PST, starting on Oct. 3rd.

Coordinated by Josh Kuppers & Dr. Sandra So Hee Chi Kim

(Meet one of the coordinators in this introduction video)

Current Book

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous - Ocean Vuong

Past Books

How to be an Antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi

Letter from a Native Daughter - Haunani-Kay Trask

Minor Feelings - Cathy Park Hong

(Enrollment is closed for this season. If you'd like to join next season, please subscribe to our newsletter to receive future updates!)

Film/TV Club

Through AAJIL's Film/TV club, participants will be able to meet virtually to watch and discuss various films and shows. At the beginning of each month, participants will be encouraged to suggest any films or shows to screen and discuss as a group afterwards. 

 

Meetings: Oct. 16th (Friday) at 6pm PST for our first virtual meeting, where we'll be introducing ourselves and planning screening dates!

Led by Ryan Bounphasayol

(Meet Ryan in this introduction video)

 

Upcoming 

TBD

Past Screenings

Koreatown (dir. Grant Hyun)

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs (dir. Grace Lee)

KTOWN '92: Reporters (dir. Grace Lee)

Hiking Club

If you're in the LA area, join the Hiking Club for some socially-distanced group hikes! After months of stay-at-home orders, it'll be a nice break to meet up responsibly and enjoy the outdoors with others. 

Led by AAJIL

(Meet one of the coordinators in this introduction video)

Antiracist Parenting Group

The Antiracist Parenting Group will offer a safe and supportive space for participants to learn about and discuss antiracism from an Asian American parenting lens. We hope all who join will feel encouraged to share about topics of interest, experiences, insights, questions, and/or resources within the group.

Meetings: Bimonthly meeting structure, starting the week of Oct. 19 [Meeting Time: TBD]

Led by Susannah Kandikatti & Adrienne Esguerra

(Meet the leaders in this introduction video)