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ABC7 hosts 'Race and Coronavirus: Taking Action Against Anti-Asian Bias'

Friday, February 19, 2021

Date Published: Feburary 19, 2021 

Source: ABC7

Original Article:

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- You've seen the jarring headlines, especially in recent weeks: Violent, racist attacks against Asian-Americans right here in California.
On Thursday, Eyewitness News hosted the livestream event "Race and Coronavirus: Taking Action Against Anti-Asian Bias."
The discussion was hosted by ABC7's David Ono. Joining were these experts:
Tamlyn Tomita, actress and activist
Bing Chen, founder of Gold House, a nonprofit that provides support to the Asian and Pacific Islander populations around the world
Jeffrey Abrams, with the Anti-Defamation League of Los Angeles
Connie Chung Joe, CEO of Asian Americans Advancing Justice
To report hate crimes:
To take action against anti-Asian hate related to COVID-19:
Tell your story. Help track anti-Asian hate:
View the Anti-Defamation League's H.E.A.T. (Hate, Extremism, Antisemitism, Terrorism) map:
Read about Sinophobia amid the COVID-19 pandemic:
Blog: Reports of Anti-Asian Assaults, Harassment and Hate Crimes Rise as Coronavirus Spreads

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