Film screening and discussion: Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority (2008), a film by Kimberlee Bassford.

Department: Asian American Studies

Date and Time: November 30, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Event Location: McCormick Screening Room, 1070 Humanities Gateway.

Event Details


Patsy Takemoto Mink, a third generation Japanese American from Hawaii, was the first woman of color U.S. Congressional Representative. She co-sponsored Title IX and other important legislation to advocate for women's rights, civil rights, environmental protection, and peace. She even ran for the U.S. Presidency in 1972. Please check out the trailer (http://www.aheadofthemajority.com/) and rsvp to robledj1@uci.edu by Nov. 29.