Queens lawmaker raises awareness of upcoming #StopAsianHate Action Day to condemn rise of violence against Asian Americans

In the wake of anti-Asian hate crimes on the rise across the country and the tragic mass shootings in Georgia that claimed the lives of eight people, including six Asian women, Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng and her colleagues are raising awareness of the upcoming #StopAsianHate Virtual Day of Action and Healing on Friday, March 26. 

The lawmakers held a virtual press conference on Monday, March 22, encouraging members of the public, corporations, organizations and other entities to post statements on Friday condemning the rise in hate and violence against Asian Americans that has occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are also asking that the public hold a moment of silence in remembrance of the Atlanta victims and their families. 

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