6-23-2012 Standing Up Then and Now, Vincent Chin 30 FREE event

Join us for a Nationwide Town Hall Panel discussion with leading civil rights leaders from around the country via Google Hangout at 

Media Design Imaging
1419 East 40th Street, Cleveland, OH 44103.  

Schedule of Events:
12:30 p.m. Doors Open
12:45 p.m. Vincent Who? – A Documentary Film About Vincent Chin
2-3 p.m Town Hall

A free event, however Advance registration is required:

To RSVP for the Cleveland Town Hall using Google Docs, go to: http://tinyurl.com/VC30OCAClevelandChapter

In 1982, Vincent Chin was the victim of a hate crime murder in Detroit. Thirty years later, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders continue to face discrimination and bullying. In light of recent tragedies like the extreme hazing and subsequent death of Pvt. Danny Chen and the continuing effects of 9/11, what can Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders do to stand up against racism and discrimination?

Viewing parties have been organized in more than 30 cities and individuals can tweet in questions at #VC30. 

Cleveland Location:  Media Design Imaging, 1419 East 40th Street, Cleveland, OH 44103

Albany • Atlanta • Austin • Binghamton, NY • Boston • Charlotte • Chicago • Cleveland • Columbus • Corvallis, OR • Denver • Detroit • Fremont, CA • Gainesville • Grand Rapids, MI • Hartford • Honolulu • Houston • Irvine, CA • Ithaca, NY • Los Angeles • Lowell, MA • Morgantown, WV • New Orleans • New York • Philadelphia • Portland, OR • Raleigh • Sacramento • Saint Paul • Salt Lake City • San Francisco • San Jose • Seattle • St. Louis • Washington • Wichita and more.

National Town Hall Presented by Asian Pacific Americans for Progress

Cleveland Viewing Party hosted by the OCA Cleveland Chapter

Cleveland Community Partners: MotivAsians for Cleveland, Chinese Professional and Entrepreneur Association, Cleveland Contemporary Chinese Culture Association, Federation of Indian Community Associations, Asian Services in Action, Inc., Asian American Bar Association of Ohio and Philippine American Society of Ohio.

National co-sponsors (in formation): Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA), Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF), National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC), South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), Southeast Asian Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Media Sponsors: 8Asians.com, Angry Asian Man

For more information, email VC30Cleveland@ocagc.org or go to: wwwapaforprogress.org/VC30

Light refreshments provided by Asia Foods of Asian Town Center.

Hope you can join us!

Deborah Yue
Co-Chair, VC30 Cleveland
Board Member, OCA Cleveland Chapter

Lisa Wong
Co-Chair, VC30 Cleveland
Board Member, OCA Cleveland Chapter
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