Berkeley Forum Affirmative Action Debate
2019-2020 Fellow John Wilson participated in an affirmative action debate hosted by the Berkeley Forum on March 5th, 2020. John argued in favor of affirmative action alongside Katherine Clayton, a political science Ph.D. student at Stanford University. The two were challenged by Lee Cheng, an attorney and civil rights activist with a history of achievement in business, law and public policy, and Yukong Zhao, co-founder and president of the Asian American Coalition for Education.
You can read more about the event in The Daily Californian article, “Affirmative action debate discusses race-based admissions,” and watch the full debate below: