Stop AAPI Hate: How Academic Medicine Can Participate


Hear from Stop AAPI Hate co-founder Cynthia Choi about their latest efforts and how we can get involved in academic medicine using advocacy, community capacity change, and narrative building.


Cynthia Choi (she/her) is the Co-Executive Director at Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), a civil rights organization committed to protecting immigrant livelihoods, and fulfilling the promise of a multi-racial democracy. She has 20+ years of nonprofit leadership experience, leading campaigns on immigrant rights, violence prevention, and more. In 2020, Choi and her team at CAA joined the AAPI Equity Alliance (AAPI Equity) and San Francisco State University in co-founding Stop AAPI Hate, a coalition that addresses anti-Asian racism and xenophobia amid the pandemic. She is the daughter of Korean immigrants and the mother of three daughters of her own.

Read about her efforts in the New York Times article: She’s Combating a Wave of Asian Hate.