BRAVE SPACES 2021
KEYNOTE AND CLOSING SPEAKERS
One of the most prominent Asian Americans in broadcast news, Juju Chang is the Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News Nightline and a regular contributor to Good Morning America and 20/20. She made U.S. broadcast history co-anchoring the 2021 ABC News Live special, Stop The Hate: The Rise In Violence Against Asian Americans. Ms. Chang spoke about how the uptick in anti-Asian as well as anti-Jewish hate have affected her personally and professionally, and how she has used her platform to bring these issues to the public’s attention.
Called “the man who changed the Olympics” by the BBC and New York Magazine, Chris Mosier is a trailblazing athlete who made history in 2020 as the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Trials in the gender with which they identify. He has become one of the leading grassroots organizers against the current wave of anti-trans legislation across the United States. Chris spoke about how he is using his platform as an athlete to speak out against hate.