Dr. Liza Talusan is a scholar-practitioner, strategic change partner, writer, and leader who focuses on identity-conscious leading and learning. As the chair of the Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (REAPA), Liza's scholarship focuses on the ways in which socialization, racial identity development, and student development intersect. Together, we'll explore the connections between environment, education, mental health, and identity-awareness in an interactive session.
Liza Talusan presents her PechaKucha, "Where Are You (Really) From?," at the 2017 NAIS Annual Conference.
music & healing with jae jin
'Six Feet Above' is Track 6 on Jae Jin's newly self-released full-length album, titled 'Letters and Drinks'! In My Own Words: Right in the middle of the album is a song where I wrestle with a very personal and heavy topic.
One Last Light is the final track (#12) on Jae's newly self-released album "Letters and Drinks"! . 🎬 🖥️ by: Jason Jaemin Han (jasonjayminhan.com) . This final track of the 'Letters and Drink' album sheds light on my own struggles with depression and suicide.
”Echoing the likes of fun. and Jason Mraz, and with a voice like Sam Smith, Jin appeals to the deepest part of our souls – that tender, vulnerable side we too often build walls around.“ -Atwood Magazine
Jae Jin is an independent global recording artist, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor (SAG-AFTRA) and public speaker. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University and working in healthcare management, business, and social justice for numerous years, he found himself preparing to begin graduate studies in an MD/MBA program. Despite support from family and friends to continue down a well-defined career path, he boldly passed up the opportunity, favoring the passion he has for music and creative expression, citing his source of courage as a survivor. His passions have been honed through his life experiences over the past 18 years as an oncology patient and two-time survivor. He has self-released 3 albums (one EP & two full-length albums). His latest new album, titled 'Letters and Drinks' has already received award nominations and amassed over a million streams on Spotify. He has received global distribution of both full length albums and has also had tracks pinned for GRAMMY consideration in different categories including Americana, R&B, & Pop. He has been recognized as an emerging force by the likes of Pat Monahan (Lead singer/songwriter of TRAIN), Russell Simmons (Def-Jam co-founder), has been featured on The Voice (2019), The Huffington Post, SOFARSOUNDS, and WorldStarHipHop, and has performed as a part of the prestigious global Communion Residency, & appeared on the Emmy Award-winning TV show, House of Cards. Jae is also a recipient of a WeWork Creator Award for his original music and his powerful life story.