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A Celebration of South Asian Resilience

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Many South Asian communities share an ability to survive and thrive despite mental health struggles related to experiences of migration, discrimination, oppression, and isolation. Celebrate these acts of resilience with an afternoon of dance, community-led conversations, film shorts, and resources.

Enjoy bites provided by Spice Waala and a chai tasting bar with Jaipur Avenue.

This program is produced in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service, India Association of Western Washington, Socially Conscious Artists Foundation, Tasveer, and Trikone Northwest.

Schedule of events:

11:40–11:50 am: “BuddhiBhrama – A mind disturbed” with the Socially Conscious Artists Foundation

12–1 pm: Film Shorts with Tasveer

1–2 pm: “Straddling Cultures, Defining Success, Discovering Fit” Panel Discussion with India Association of Western Washington

2:05–2:15 pm: “BuddhiBhrama – A mind disturbed” with the Socially Conscious Artists Foundation

2:15–3:15 pm: “The Changing Landscape of South Asian Wellness” Panel Discussion with Asian Counseling and Referral Service

3:30–4:30 pm: LGBTQ Poetry Reading with Trikone NW

Generous support provided by Chuck Nordhoff and Maribeth O’Connor. 

For disability accommodations, please contact programs@mohai.org two weeks prior to the event.

Location: MOHAI

Cost: Included with museum admission / Free for MOHAI members

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