Newly-Formed Asian American Legislative Caucus Will Host Panel to Discuss AAPI Violence & Discrimination

Newly-Formed Asian American Legislative Caucus Will Host Panel to Discuss AAPI Violence & Discrimination

 

Trenton – The newly formed Asian American Legislative Caucus will be hosting a roundtable discussion on violence and discrimination experienced by those of Asian American and Pacific Island descent on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. The first meeting of the new caucus will be a roundtable discussion addressing the recent hate crimes against the Asian American community, with a diverse group of participants, including New Jersey Congressman Andy Kim.

 

The forum is open to the public and can be viewed live on the Senate Democrats Facebook page.

 

The panel discussion will include:

 

Members of the Asian American Legislative Caucus;

  • Senator Vin Gopal
  • Assemblyman Raj Mukherji
  • Assemblyman Sterley Stanley

 

Guest legislators;

  • Senator Linda Greenstein
  • Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez

 

Forum participants;

  • Congressman Andy Kim
  • Amol Sinha, Executive Director of the ACLU-NJ
  • Sadaf Jaffer, Former Mayor of Montgomery
  • Councilwoman Sangeeta Doshi, Cherry Hill
  • Commissioner Shanti Narra, Middlesex County
  • Jun Choi, Head of Jersey Promise, Former Mayor of Edison
  • Harjinder Singh, Sikh Coordination Committee
  • Wen Lin Su, Interim Head of School—Yinghua International School
  • Michael Kyungmym Nam, Operations Director of the Korean Community Center
  • Michele Siekerka, President, CEO of the NJBIA
  • Chrissy Buteas, NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer
  • Tom Bracken, President, CEO, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Egenton, Executive Vice President, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
  • Christina Renna, President, CEO, Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
  • Hilary Chebra, Manager of Government Relations, Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
  • Anthony Russo, President, CEO, Commerce and Industry Association of NJ
  • Hal English, President, CEO, Princeton Mercer Chamber of Commerce
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