Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hate crimes toward Asian Americans increased by nearly 150% in 2020. While discrimination toward the AAPI community has existed for centuries, Covid and the recent shooting in Atlanta shooting have brought this issue to the forefront. The cumulative impact on Asian Americans is that many feel threatened, unsafe, and unwelcome.
Christians are called to assert the dignity and value of every human life. The Church is called to hear the stories and take active steps to disrupt discrimination, racism and violence. Join us as we listen and learn from Jane Menning, Associate City Director of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Navigators, T. Cher Moua, Course Instructor at the Hmong Christian Institute, and Khanh Nguyễn, Founder & President of C3: Cultural Competency Consulting.
Our panel will discuss:
• Honoring and including Asian Americans in the conversation on race and racism
• Understanding the differences between stereotypes and generalizations
• How churches can lead the way in dismantling anti-Asian racism
** There is a $15 registration fee for this panelist webinar. Please note that this event will not be recorded. To have access to the content, you will need to be present on Tuesday, April 27th at 1 pm CST.
We encourage you to reserve your spot early. You can request to register on Zoom, and if space is still available you will be sent a Square Invoice once your request is approved. Your registration will not be complete until the invoice is paid. Once approved, you will be sent a link to access the webinar.
Associate City Director of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Navigators
Jane is a 3rd generation minister of the gospel following her maternal grandparents (church planters in Taiwan) and mother (Rochester Minnesota Chinese Church). Raised and educated in Minnesota, Jane was called into ministry during college and spent 14 years of her adult life in Asia ministering through public health, teaching, and discipleship. Jane is the Associate City Director of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Navigators grows intentional disciple-making cultures in churches and is passionate to see Asian/Asian-American women develop their fully authentic selves in Christ. She is married to Ryan, with whom she is raising two amazing and unique children.
T. Cher Moua
Course Instructor at the Hmong Christian Institute
T. Cher has served as Associate Pastor of CrossCultural Evangelical Free Church in St. Paul since 2004, as Director of Asian Ministries and Donor Relations Officer at Union Gospel Mission in St. Paul. In addition, T. Cher has served in various capacities with city-wide ministries and Christian Higher Education institutions in the greater Twin Cities area. T. Cher has inspired people with his personal journey across the Mekong River to the refugee camp in Thailand and across the Pacific Ocean to America, but most importantly, T. Cher has inspired others with his story about how the Lord Jesus Christ rescued him.
Founder of Cultural Competency Consulting
Khanh Nguyễn’s family escaped as refugees from the war in Vietnam and was sponsored by a church in MN that introduced them to the gospel of Jesus. She is married to David and has 2 delightful children My Linh and Khoa, who go to a Chinese immersion school and like to speak behind their parents’ back in Chinese. Her experiences in missions, multi-ethnic church leadership, helping settle African refugees, and teaching courses on race, culture, and ministry at the University of Northwestern, St. Paul, has led her to start her own consulting business C3: Cultural Competency Consulting, She speaks & trains churches and organizations in areas of Intercultural Competency, Anti-racism education, Immigration & Refugee advocacy and Asian-American topics.