March 07, 2021
CEO's Corner - March 2021
The Ongoing Need for DEI Initiatives
AMSN first spoke out on issues of DEI with an anti-racism pledge in June 2020. We committed to doing more and we have been working to make that happen. I wanted to provide an update on the work we have been doing and our next steps. Before I do that, though, I thought I would share some data on why this work remains critically important for AMSN.
Asian hate crime is on the rise. According to two recent news articles, Asian hate crime spiked to unprecedented levels last year, with one source citing hate crimes were up almost 150% in 2020 compared to the year before.