Intersections of Immigration, Gender, and Survivors of Violence with Grace Huang

Join us in conversation with Grace Huang, Policy Director at the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence. We’ll discuss the intersections of race, gender, and immigration for survivors of violence, and how NWIRP is fighting for a more just and equitable future for all community members. (These informational webinars are not legal courses or designed as an opportunity to seek legal advice.)

 

Intersections of Immigration, Gender, and Survivors of Violence with Grace Huang
Monday, November 16th
2pm – 3pm


 

Get to Know Grace Huang

Grace coordinates legislative, administrative and court policy advocacy. Prior to her position at API-GBV, she worked at the state level to advance the interests of survivors of gender based-violence in the Washington State legislature, and at the national level to address the needs of victims in the federal Violence Against Women Act and the Family Violence Services and Prevention Act.

Ms. Huang represents the Asian Pacific Institute on the steering committee of the National Taskforce to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, and serves on the Washington State Gender and Justice Commission of the Washington Supreme Court. Ms. Huang is the recipient of several awards: American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence 20/20 Vision award (2015); University of Washington School of Law Distinguished Alumnae Award from the Law Women’s Caucus (2013); and an inductee of the UW Law School Public Interest Law Association Hall of Fame (2008). She was recognized by the Washington State Bar Family Law Section as “Professional of the Year” (2005); received the Cynthia Gillespie Award from the Northwest Women’s Law Center recognizing her work advancing legal rights for women (2000); and, along with her colleagues received the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project “Golden Door Award” (1999) for her advocacy on behalf of immigrants.