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Stop AAPI Hate – Nearly 1000 people gathering in front of San Jose City Hall with Lawmakers, Community Leaders Rally to Stop AAPI Hate

Ding Ding TV Report:

Stop AAPI Hate – Nearly 1000 people gathering in front of San Jose City Hall with Lawmakers, Community Leaders Rally to Stop AAPI Hate

California States Assembly Evan Low and San Jose Councilmember Pam Foley organized a rally to Stop AAPI Hate on Saturday, Mar. 13th  2021. Nearly 1000 people from south bay gathering in front of San Jose City Hall with Lawmakers, Community Leaders to stand against the rise in hate crimes and discrimination against the Asian community.

Assemblymember Evan Low encouraged everyone to ask elected officials, police officers, and community leaders in his speech: What can we do together? Will you stand with us? Will you fight with us? Will you protect us? Most importantly: Will you love us?

Santa Clara County Supervisor Otto Lee spoke to Ding Ding TV audience: “It’s not only a problem for Asians, but it’s also the problem for all the minorities. Together, we can #StopAAPIHate!”

Many elected officials showed up to support this event, including:

SJSU Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Kathleen Wong (Lau),

Chief Assistant District Attorney Jay Boyarsky,

Santa Clara County district attorney Jeff Rosen,
Acting Chief of Police David Tindall,
Tom Pyke representing Congressman Ro Khanna,
Assemblymember Ash Kalra,

Senator Dave Cortese, Senate District 15;

Supervisor Otto Lee, District 3;

Supervisor Susan Ellenberg, District 4;

Supervisor Joe Simitian, District 5;

President Jonathan Becher, San Jose Sharks;

President Al Guido, San Francisco 49ers

SJ City Mayor Sam Liccardo

Councilmember Raul Peralez, District 3

Councilmember David Cohen, District 4

Councilmember Maya Esparza, District 7

Councilmember Matt Mahan, District 10

Mayor of Saratoga Yan Zhao

Mayor of Mountain View, Margaret Abe-Koga

 Thanks to my friend Yan Zhao, the mayor of Saratoga inviting me to be part of this. Thanks to all the community leaders who organized and supported this event. It’s time for our community to stand up and speak out.
Diana Ding

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