BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3800@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120623T000000Z DTEND:20120623T000000Z DESCRIPTION:*doors open at 1:30 pm\, event will begin at 2 pm sharp*\nPleas e join us at Asian/Asian American Research Institute (AAARI) for a two-par t commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Vincent Chin&rsquo\;s murder\, a foundational moment in Asian American/Pacific Islander history that&nbsp \;remains relevant today.\n\nDuring the first hour (2-3pm)\, we will join 30+ cities in viewing (via Google Hangout) a nationwide panel on hate crim es and bullying\, organized by APA for Progress. Panel will feature civil rights leaders from around the country\, including: Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-32)\, CAIR-SF Executive Director Zahra Billoo\, OCA Executive Directo r Tom Hayashi\, Asian American Justice Center Executive Director Mee Moua\ , and live from our very own location\, The Sikh Coalition&rsquo\;s Nation al Director of Programs\, Amardeep Singh. Guest-moderated by Phil Yu of An gry Asian Man.\n\nFollowing the panel\, we will continue with our local ev ent (3-4pm) by engaging in discussion and interactive art-making to docume nt the lasting impact of Vincent Chin&rsquo\;s case on the AAPI community. With the help of talented AAPI artists\, we will use various artistic med ia&mdash\;painting\, writing\, and film&mdash\;to create our own unique re sponse to this day and produce lasting cultural artifacts that will contin ue to breathe life into our activism\, bring us together\, and move us for ward. You do NOT need any artistic experience to participate!\n\nFeaturing :\nEd Lin\, author (<a href="http://www.edlinforpresident.com/" target="_b lank">http://www.edlinforpresident.com/</a>)\nManSee Kong\, filmmaker (cre ated 2 short films about Pvt. Danny Chen's case:<a href="http://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=xeboQ7zTLas" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= xeboQ7zTLas</a>&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5vu2W9CK80" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5vu2W9CK80</a>)\nKimberly Sarabia\, activist\n\n<strong>Free. Donations welcome. Refreshments provi ded.\n</strong>\nNYC program co-sponsors: OCA-NY\, Chinatown Youth Initiat ives (CYI)\, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)\, Na tional Asian Pacific American Women's Forum- NYC Chapter (NAPAWF)&nbsp\;\n \nFor more info on national co-sponsors and participating cities\, visit:& nbsp\;<a href="http://www.apaforprogress.org/vc30" target="_blank">http:// www.apaforprogress.org/vc30</a>\n\nFor questions about the NYC event\, ask here or email esther@apaforprogress.org.\n\n#vc30 SUMMARY:Vincent Chin 30: Standing Up Then and Now [NYC Event] URL:/en/events/2012/06/23/vincent-chin-30-standing-up-then-and-now-nyc-eve/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR