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Sunday, March 21, 2021

Media Relations

Press Conference: Hate Crimes Awareness for Asian-American Pacific Islanders NA21016ml

WHAT:
Press Conference

WHEN:
Monday, March 22, 2021
2 p.m.

WHERE:
Radio Korea Front Lawn
3700 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90010

WHO:
Councilmember John Lee, 12th District
Deputy Chief Blake Chow, Commanding Officer LAPD Transit Services Bureau
Consul General of the Korean Consulate Kyung Jae Park
Chang Y. Lee, Chairman Korean American Chamber of Commerce
Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Thai Chamber of Commerce
Filipino Chamber of Commerce

WHY:
Hate crime against the Asian Pacific Islanders community is on the rise alarmingly in recent weeks and the Asian Pacific Islander community in partnership with the LAPD is conducting a press conference to take a stand in unity against hate and denounce hate incidents and crimes. Additionally, we will increase awareness in the community to report hate incidents and crimes.

We invite Asian Pacific Islanders community leaders to speak out loud. Looking forward to seeing please invite other Asian Pacific Islanders leaders.

For further information, please contact LAPD Media Relations at 213-486-5910.



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