Join PAVE-MN for a local community event honoring Vincent Chin
Thirty years ago, Vincent Chin was murdered in Detroit, the victim of an anti-Asian hate crime that triggered an outcry for justice and forged a diverse coalition around the country. Today, tragedies such as the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen and the continuing effects of 9/11 remind us that the Asian American and Pacific Islander community needs to remain vigilant.
This event is being held in conjunction with Asian Pacific Americans for Progress’ (APAP) Washington, D.C, panel discussion with leading civil rights leaders, live-streamed around the country via Google Hangout.
Here’s what you won’t want to miss!
- Learn about the significance of Vincent Chin to the Asian American social justice movement
- Learn about similar cases that have happened in locally in Minnesota & Wisconsin
- Spoken word performance by the well-known, highly respected artist, Tou SaiKo Lee
- Discussion with local Pan-Asian community members
- Hear Mee Moua, Judy Chu, Helen Zia, and more speak during the APAP livestream from D.C.
- Be a part of a Pan-Asian movement and learn what we can do locally together.
WHEN: Sat, June 23, 2012
TIME: 12:00 – 3:00 pm (livestream will start at 2:00 pm)
LOC: Hmong American Partnership – 1075 Arcade Street Saint Paul, MN 55106
RSVP via our Facebook event page or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Wed, June 20.
Information provided by PAVEMN and can be found at http://pavemn.wordpress.com/2012/05/30/standing-up-then-now-v-chin-30/
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