How to Fight Racism in the AAPI Community: The Color-Blind Myth
May 23, 2021
Dr. Stephanie Wong is a licensed Counseling Psychologist at Peninsula Behavioral Health and the VA in Palo Alto, in addition to a researcher and adjunct professor at both the University of San Francisco and New York University. Her work centers on trauma-informed care, identity development, and social justice in therapy, research, teaching, and advocacy with diverse communities. Amongst Stephanie's many passions, she also works to fight anti-blackness in the AAPI community through education and awareness. In this conversation, we discuss combatting racism and anti-Blackness in the AAPI community, what it means to be a good ally, the Stop AAPI Hate movement, and advice for young Asians looking to enter the mental health space.