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Attorney General William Tong

04/26/2021

Attorney General Tong and Attorney General Racine to Host National Convening Against Anti-AAPI Hate

Public Convening Will Bring Together National Policy, Advocacy, Business & Legal Leaders to Talk about Solutions to Address Anti-AAPI Hate & Make Commitments to Help Bring about Change

(Washington, DC) – On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, Attorney General William Tong and National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) President and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine will co-host a national convening with the Attorney General Alliance centered on countering anti-AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) hate.

The day-long event will bring together top legal and policy experts, leading advocates, and business and corporate leaders from across the country who will discuss solutions to address anti-AAPI hate and pledge to take educational and actionable steps to help stop it.

This convening is a part of AG Racine’s NAAG Presidential Initiative, The People v. Hate: Standing Up for Humanity. The initiative aims to raise awareness of hate and bias, prevent hate from taking root in our communities, and support residents who have experienced hate.

WHAT: A national convening against anti-AAPI hate. An agenda with the full list of panel topics and participating organizations can be found here.

WHEN: 12:00 – 6:30 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 4, 2021

WHO: William Tong, Connecticut Attorney General, Karl A. Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia and president of NAAG, John C. Yang, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC, Mike Keo, #IAmnotavirus, Manjusha P. Kulkarni, Stop AAPI Hate, Jonathan Greenblatt, Anti-Defamation League, Sung Yeon Choimorrow, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, Sue Ann Hong, Center for Asian Pacific American Women

WHERE: Live broadcast publicly available at oag.dc.gov/ACommunityUnited

RSVP: Press who wish to attend in-person at the W Hotel must register by April 30, by emailing Andrea Friedman at afriedman@agalliance.org with your name, publication/outlet, phone number, and equipment you intend on bringing with you.

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