may 2021

06may6:00 pm7:30 pmAAPIs Talk: A Town Hall for AAPIs in Philadelphia


Event Details

May 6, 2021, at 6 PM EDT
Price: Free
Public Anyone on or off Facebook
On Thursday, May 6 at 6 pm ET, the Mayor’s Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs will host “AAPIs Talk,” a town hall designed to shed light on the current conditions and challenges that the Philadelphia Asian American community is facing today.
The town hall will focus on the recent rise of violence and hate targeting the AAPI community, the economic recovery of small businesses, and concerns over access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Mayor Jim Kenney and other City officials will be present to listen and learn about the community’s experiences and be poised to craft solutions that consider the community’s perspectives.
Interpretation is available in Chinese (Mandarin), Vietnamese, Korean, Khmer, and Indonesian.
Moderated by MSNBC/NBC News Anchor and Journalist Richard Lui
Register today:
Some of our Confirmed Speakers and City officials:
Mayor Jim Kenney
John Chin, Chair, Mayor’s Commission on APA Affairs
Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
Director Michael Rashid, Commerce Department
Cliff Akiyama, SUNY Binghamton, and Gemma Services
Naroen Chhin, 1 Love Movement Co-Founder
Anna Perng, Chinatown Disability Advocacy Project
Dr. Nadia Islam, Associate Professor, Department of Population Health, NYU
Pastor Aldo Siahaan, Philadelphia Praise Center
Randy Duque, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations
Voices from Philly4Solidarity
Debbie Wei, Asian Americans United
Sharon Hartz, Korean Association of Greater Philadelphia
Nick Shenoy, Asian American Chamber of Commerce
Beverly Woods, Assistant Deputy Managing Director, Health and Human Services, City of Philadelphia


(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

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