Stacy Suh is a student & youth activist. She is the 2012 Ladis Kristof Memorial Fellow for Organizing and Activism and the former Co-Chair, National Youth Action Committee for AIUSA. Stacy is a 2013 AIUSA board candidate.
Covered in this episode:
- Stacy speaks of her experience as a first generation Korean immigrant and what led her to first become involved in human rights as a high school student.
- The differences between high school and college activism. Challenges of working within a high school setting. Amnesty’s National Youth Committee
- 2012 Ladis Kristof Memorial Fellow for Organizing and Activism and developing a new student activist tool kit
- Being involved in a student groups vs online actions
- Security with human rights campaign & immigrants rights and why she has a personal connection to this work
- The important role of students within Amnesty
- social media as a tool within activism
- Prop 34, Abolishing the death penalty in CA and the Troy Davis Campaign
- Why Troy Davis Execution was the hardest day as a human rights activist
- Why run for the board
- Student concerns about communication and lack understanding of Amnesty’s governance