Vincent Chin 30: Standing Up Then and Now [LA Event]

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Community Event

Jun 201223
10:30a.m. - 2:00p.m.

The National Center for the Preservation of Democracy
111 N. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

On June 23, 1982, Vincent Chin died in Detroit, the victim of a hate crime murder. Thirty years later, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders continue to face discrimination and bullying. In light of recent tragedies like the extreme hazing of Pvt. Danny Chen and the continuing effects of 9/11, what can Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and allies do to stand up against racism and discrimination?

Please join us for a one-hour panel discussion via a live, national-wide Google Hangout on Air with leading voices from the nonprofit and legal communities as we address these timely issues.

Viewing parties have been organized in more than 30 cities and individuals can tweet in questions at #VC30.

10:30 am - doors open
11:00 am - national google hangout on air event
12:00 pm - local discussion with Stewart Kwoh (Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Legal Center) and LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
1:00 pm - reception and networking

L.A. cosponsors
APAIT Health Center • Asian & Pacific Islanders California Action Network • Asian Pacific Alumni of UCLA • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Los Angeles (APABA-LA) • Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center • Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) • Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance (APAWLA) • Blacklava • Chinese American Citizens Alliance, Los Angeles Lodge • Chinese American Museum • Council on American-Islamic Relations-LA • Japanese American Bar Association • Japanese American National Museum • Korean Resource Center • Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) • Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress • OCA-GLA • Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association • Taiwanese American Lawyers Association • Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California

L.A. supporters
API-Equality LA • Asian Pacific American Legislative Staff Network • Asian Pacific Policy Planning Council • Comcast • East West Players • KAYA-LA • Japanese American Citizens League PSW • Korean American Bar Association • Korean American Democratic Committee • Korean Churches for Community Development • LMU - Asian Pacific Student Services • Mavericks of Asian Pacific Islander Descent • Media Action Network for Asian Americans • NAPAFASA • Pan Asian Community Together • Philippine American Bar Association • Pi Delta Psi • Search to Involve Pilipino Americans • Taiwanese American Citizens League

Media Sponsor
KoreAm Journal



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