Khmer Girls in Action (KGA)


Khmer Girls in Action (KGA) is a community-based organization whose mission is to build a progressive and sustainable Long Beach community that works for gender, racial and economic justice led by Southeast Asian young women.


Our vision is a safe, healthy and just world where all people are free from oppression and are able to determine their lives and communities.


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Roots of Race

  • Learn about the different types of racism, and how racism affects our communities and everyday lives.
  • Deepen our analysis of how institutional racism affects communities of color.

White Supremacy

  • Understand the history of white supremacy and its role in the construction of the U.S.
  • Discuss our experiences with white supremacy, race and racism.

Making Gender and Patriarchy

  • Break down the gender binary
  • Understand the difference between sex, gender, and sexual orientation
  • Understand patriarchy and how it affects all of us
Key concepts: Sex, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Gender Binary, Gender Norms, Gender Roles, Sexism, Patriarchy, Transphobia, Homophobia, Heterosexism
*This is an excerpt from the Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit.