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2022-06-22 18:30:00 2022-06-22 20:30:00 America/New_York Screening Room: Asian Americans Join the Jacksonville Public Library to watch the last episode of PBS’ Asian Americans series! After the film we will hear from guest speaker Dr. Tes Tuason from the University of North Florida who will talk about community building, identity, and cultural education in Asian American communities. Pablo Creek Regional

Wednesday, June 22
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-06-22 18:30:00 2022-06-22 20:30:00 America/New_York Screening Room: Asian Americans Join the Jacksonville Public Library to watch the last episode of PBS’ Asian Americans series! After the film we will hear from guest speaker Dr. Tes Tuason from the University of North Florida who will talk about community building, identity, and cultural education in Asian American communities. Pablo Creek Regional

Pablo Creek Regional

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Join the Jacksonville Public Library to watch the last episode of PBS’ Asian Americans series! After the film we will hear from guest speaker Dr. Tes Tuason from the University of North Florida who will talk about community building, identity, and cultural education in Asian American communities.

Program Description: 

Join the Jacksonville Public Library to watch the last episode of PBS’ Asian Americans series! After the film we will hear from guest speaker Dr. Tes Tuason from the University of North Florida who will talk about community building, identity, and cultural education in Asian American communities.

* You can use Kanopy, a free streaming service available through the library, to watch the first 4 episodes of PBS' Asian Americans series

About our speaker:

Tes is Full Professor, Clinical Director, and a Licensed Psychologist at the University of North Florida. Tes was born and raised in the Philippines, where she learned resilience of spirit and using one’s personal power for transformative teaching and research. She came to the U.S. for Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University at Albany, and she did her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Utah. She has received several awards such as the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award in 2009 and 2019, yet a priceless compliment was from an external reviewer for her promotion who wrote, “Tes is a faculty member you not only want to promote, but to clone.” Because of her love for the Philippines she conducts research on Philippines poverty’s determinants, its consequences, the influence of cultural values, ways of coping, and effective ways for upward mobility.  

Registration is required for this event, and must be completed two hours prior to the start time. A library card and PIN are required for registration. If you do not have a card, click HERE to obtain one.

A link to the Zoom meeting room will be sent 1 hour prior to the event. Your Zoom name must match your registration name for you to be admitted to the program. 

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1–2 business days to process. Last-minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill. Please ask for Learning Services at 255-2665 or email JPLPrograms@coj.net.

AGE GROUP: | Families | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Music, Movies, and Dance | History and Genealogy |

TAGS: | adult programs |

Pablo Creek Regional

Phone: (904) 255-2665

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