Standing Against Racism in the Time of COVIDVIEW EVENT DETAILS
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Join Asia Society Southern California for a special virtual event to raise awareness and combat the escalating violence and intolerance towards those of Asian descent and other communities of color following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Policy makers and advocates, journalists and authors, student leaders and actors will come together for this vitally important conversation. They will discuss and explore the impact of COVID-19 related racism, government and public responses to preventing discrimination, and the significance of remaining engaged and empowered within our own communities.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League will offer pre-recorded remarks.
Lisa Ling, host of CNN’s This is Life with Lisa Ling, and Van Jones, CNN political contributor and host of the Van Jones Show and The Redemption Project, will both be joining the program.
Congressman Ted Lieu
33rd Congressional District – CA
Founding President and Executive Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles (formerly known as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center)
Vice President, Government Relations, Advocacy, and Community Engagement for the Anti-Defamation League
CNN political contributor and host of the Van Jones Show and The Redemption Project
Host of This is Life with Lisa Ling on CNN
Governor of The Motion Picture Academy and Senior Advisor of Asia Society Southern California
Renowned singer/actor and a 2019 U.S.-Asia Entertainment Summit Game Changer Award honoree
Award-winning actor and director
Founder and President of The East Coast Coalition for Tolerance and Non-Discrimination
Marketing Director of The East Coast Coalition for Tolerance and Non-Discrimination
Marketing Director, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital
Messages of solidarity from supporters around the world will make it an evening of inspiration and impact!
Bala & Raju Vegesna Foundation
Ceci Chan, Co-Founder of StoryFile
Celeste and Thomas McLain
Thomas C. Malayil
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