Associate Manager of Programs, OCA National
Kent Tong (he/him) is the Associate Manager of Programs at OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates, where he coordinates the organization's youth and college programs, including OCA's Internship, Gold Mountain Scholarship, APA Y-Advocate, APIA U: Leadership, and Spectrum Scholars. He was born and raised in the Greater New Orleans Area to Vietnamese refugee parents. An alumnus from Loyola University New Orleans, majoring in Studio Art and minoring in Film Studies, Kent dedicated his time outside the classroom to various Vietnamese-interest organizations. It's through his experiences as Executive Director of Camp Delta, President of the Union of Vietnamese Student Associations Gulf Coast, and President of the Loyola Asian Student Organization where Kent developed an interest in youth development and programming. Prior to joining OCA, Kent was a team member for The 2020 Project, an initiative to register AAPIs to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections, a 2017 Jubilee Project Fellow, and 2014 Disney College Program Cast Member. In his free time Kent loves watching movies in theaters, usually one or two every weekend, and occasionally writes reviews on his personal blog.
Kent is speaking at
This Situational Awareness Workshop (SAW) is an interactive training to teach people on how to be a confident and effective bystander against racism and discrimination. At the end of the training, each participant will have the tools to be able to intervene as a bystander whenever they see or experience harassment.
This event is presented in collaboration with the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL).
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