national townhall on hate crimes continues

As you know, over the last month Asian Pacific Americans for Progress has been organizing a National Townhall on Hate Crimes in observance of the 25th anniversary of the hate crime murder of Vincent Chin. People have been gathering to have constructive, critical community dialogue on hate crimes and prejudice in cities throughout the country. Here's some information on remaining events on the schedule in various cities:
July 14, 2:00 PM
Co-sponsored by the National Association of Asian American Professionals-North Carolina and North Carolina Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Korman Communities - Theater, 300 Seaforth Drive, Durham, NC 27713

July 20, 7:00 PM
Co-sponsored by Asian Wisconzine and WOAA (WI Organization of Asian Americans-Madison)
DVD at the Rainbow Project Office, East Washington Ave., Madison, Wisconsin 53703

July 20, 6:00 PM
(Film Screening promptly at 6:30pm)
Co-Sponsored by Vision New America and Organization of Chinese Americans and in conjunction with the Asian Pacific Islander Justice Coalition
United Way Building, 1922 The Alameda, Room 107, San Jose, CA 95126
Panelists: TBA

July 21, Time 10:00 AM
University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering Bldg, Room 1202
Co-sponsored SD Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans
Moderated by Lee Ann Kim, Channel 10 New anchor/reporter
Panelists include CA State Senator Leland Yee (Chair, Select Committee on Asian Pacific Islander Affairs), David Kawamoto (Japanese American Citizens' League) and more
If you live near Raleigh/Durham, Madison, San Jose or San Diego, I highly recommend attending one of these events and getting involved. Each event will include a special screening of the Academy-Award nominated documentary, Who Killed Vincent Chin? and panels with local community leaders. Check it out. And get angry!

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