Lake Harriet United Methodist Church
May Is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Lake Harriet, Living Spirit, Park Avenue and other south-side United Methodist Churches are partnering in an event with author Sun Yung Shin on May 27 at 7:00p. She is a writer and poet in Minneapolis, and is the editor of "A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota." The event is free to the public and held via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the event.
Description of session on May 27:
Sun Yung Shin will discuss her anthology A Good Time for the Truth and what has changed in terms of race in Minnesota since the book came out in April 2016. She will highlight how the Asian American community is dealing with anti-Asian hate crimes, ways to think about and what we can do about racism in general, as well as answer questions from the audience.
Sun Yung Shin, BA, MAT, MFA, is a Korean-born community healing practitioner, equity consultant, poet, writer, and collaborative artist based in Minneapolis. She is trained in biodynamic craniosacral therapy, somatic healing, conflict resolution, restorative justice, racial justice facilitation, and talking circles. She is an award-winning author and editor of nine books, including What We Hunger For: Refugee and Immigrant Stories about Food and Family, A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, and the Minnesota Book Award winner Unbearable Splendor. With poet Su Hwang she co-directs Poetry Asylum. Please find out more about her work at www.sunyungshin.com and www.unitedbodyworkersandartists.com.
Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. The Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the event. Thank you!