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Lu Jun Speaks at the EEOC
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6/12/2014
When: 06/12/2014
1:30 until 3:30
Where: EEOC
33 Whitehall Street
5th Floor
New York, New York  10004
United States
Presenter: Lu Jun

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The New York Office United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), along with itsCommunity Partner the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) is pleased to host  Lu Jun, a distinguished human rights lawyer from China in a visit to the EEOC on June 12, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

Mr. Lu Jun is the Chief Coordinator of Beijing Yirenping Center (“Center for Promotion of Equality and Mercy “), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting social justice and public well-being in China.

Yirenping offers education on communicable disease prevention and control, provides community outreach and assistance for patients, and works to eliminate discrimination. Mr. Lu is best known in China for his advocacy on behalf of carries of hepatitis B virus (HBV), for which he has won recognition in China, Hong Kong, Italy, and elsewhere.

During this visit, Lu Jun will make a presentation to EEOC employee and AABANY members about his work in China.

After his presentation, lawyers knowledgeable about the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), New York State Attorney General’s Office, and the US EEOC will present on how rights of employees are (or not) enforced in the United States.

Please join us for an informal and informative conversation!

News coverage on Mr. Liu’s past work includes:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/31/world/asia/31hepatitis.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/13/world/asia/13beijing.html

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Lu Jun is the director of the Yi Ren Ping Center in Beijing. The Yi Ren Ping Center is a non for profit that advocates on behalf of the 120 million carriers of  Hepatitis B living in China. He will be speaking to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Thursday, June 12th from 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM. Limited capacity.

For more information on Lu Jun and the Yi Ren Ping Center, click here.

To RSVP, please contact Simone Nguyen at simone.nguyen@aabany.org.