On April 1, 2021 at 6:00PM on the front steps of the Thomas Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building in Mineola, there will be a candlelight vigil for the Atlanta victims and all victims of hate. We encourage anyone interested in attending to do so safely, by participating in the livestream as indicated in the flyer.
Commissioned by the Asian American Federation in 2003, Tribute and Remembrance documents the extensive effects the 9/11 tragedy had on the Asian American community, by examining the economic impact of Chinatown, the toll on taxi cab drivers, INS deportation of Muslims, the mental health impact and 3 victims’ family stories. In addition, it highlights some of the philanthropic efforts of the Asian American community following the tragedy.
This screening and lecture is scheduled for Sept. 9. For full details follow the link in the title.