2nd Grade Racism
Asian Woman Tokenism
Today on The Pursuit: Jenny Yang.
Jenny is the Senior Vice President of Advocacy & Policy for World Relief, based in Baltimore, MD. Jenny applied for a job that she didn’t really want in a city that she didn’t want to live in… and it turned into a calling and career. We cover topics like racism, representation and tokenism through a retelling of her journey to pursue God.
More about The Pursuit with Richard Lee:
Richard Lee is a sought-after speaker on issues of justice and the Church, speaking at churches across the nation for the last 20 years. His TEDx talk “Slavery Still Exists. Here’s How to End It.” can be found on the TED.com website.
Richard works for International Justice Mission, training and equipping staff and survivors to carry the message of ending injustice to the global stage. He also serves as the Director of Advancement for the Asian America Christian Collaborative. Before joining IJM, Richard served 20 years in pastoral ministry at churches like Liquid Church and Bethany Well Church in New Jersey. In addition, he currently serves as an advisory board member for One Days Wages & pastoral faculty at Highrock Church in Boston. (All views expressed are his own.)
Richard received his degree in Mathematics from Columbia College (NYC) and his master’s of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He resides in New Jersey with his wife Theresa and their two children.
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