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AABANY Co-sponsors: Race Relations & Collaboration Btwn Asian Americans and African Americans
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3/28/2016
When: Monday, March 28, 2016
8:30am-11am
Where: New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York, New York  10036
United States

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AABANY Co-sponsors: Race Relations and Collaboration
Between Asian American and
African American Communities After the Peter Liang Case

Presented by

Asian American Bar Association of New York
Asian American Business Development Center
One Hundred Black Men, Inc.

New York City Bar's Committee to Enhance Diversity in the Profession
New York City Bar's Committee on Minorities in the Profession


After NYPD O­fficer Peter Liang was convicted of second degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley, Asian American and African American communities responded in different ways, leading to rising tensions between these two communities. Asian American Business Development Center and One Hundred Black Men have come together to organize a panel of community, civic and political leaders to discuss race relations, communications, and collaborations between the two communities.

 

Moderators
CeFaan Kim, Reporter, WABC Eyewitness News
L. Joy Williams, Founder and Principal, LJW Strategies

 

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Michael Garner, President, One Hundred Black Men

John Wang, President, Asian American Business Development Center

 

Di­fferent Community Reactions to the case of Peter Liang: Two Perspectives

Sandra Leung, Board Member, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

Walter Mosley, New York State Assemblyman

 

Exploring Common Issues Facing the Two Communities

Ron Kim, New York State Assemblyman

Walter Mosley, New York State Assemblyman

 

Common Areas for Future Collaboration

Peter Kwong, Professor of Asian American Studies and Urban Aff­airs, Hunter College

Rev. Jacques DeGraff, Associate Pastor of Canaan Baptist Church

 

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