COVID-19 Pandemic and Vaccine Update for Pacific Islander & Filipino Communities
community focus series
Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp, President of Indigenous Pasifika & currently serving as the Secretary and Outreach Coordinator for Affirmative Action Committee of the Democratic Party of Hawaiʻi
Dr. Neecey Hudson, Hood Medicine Chair & Science Director; Kahala Johnson, Māhū Community Organizer; Noelani Ahia, Mauna Medic Healers Hui; Nei Songeni, Micronesian Community Organizer; Clarissa Mae Rago, Filipino Community Organizer
This Community Focus Series chat features a panel moderated by historian and activist Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp. Dr. Neecey Hudson joins Native Hawaiian, Micronesian, Filipino, and Māhū community organizers to discuss the impact of the pandemic in their communities and the mistrust of the medical system & the government by black and brown communities in the context of the history of colonialism and medical racism.
Our moderator, Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp is a Hawaiian & Filipino activist and cultural historian. He is the president of Indigenous Pasifika & currently serves as the Secretary and Outreach Coordinator for Affirmative Action Committee of the Democratic Party of Hawaiʻi. He is an activist who writes about history, economics, and social issues from a Hawaiian point of view.