Asian Americans Salute Frontline Heroes: "From Vincent Chin to George Floyd" Webinar

  • Mon, June 22, 2020
  • 7:00 PM

Asian Americans Salute Frontline Heroes:
"From Vincent Chin to George Floyd" Webinar


A panel discussion will be held virtually via Zoom on the evening of Monday, June 22 at 7:00 pm CST, discussing the 38th anniversary of the brutal killing of Vincent Chin and the recent killing of George Floyd.  Both deaths created and sustained a major movement to oppose racial hate and discrimination.


Register for the Virtual Panel Discussion


“From Vincent Chin to George Floyd” will feature:


Moderator

Gordon Quan

Attorney and former Houston Council member





Panelists


Helen Zia

An award-winning journalist and community activist who has covered Asian American communities and social and political movements for many years. She is a founder in the movement for justice for Vincent Chin and is outspoken voice for human rights.



Zach Owen

Recipient of the Lily and Vincent Chin Advocacy Award* for risking his life to save the Burmese family from hate crime committed at Midland, TX on March 14, 2020.




Reagan Hognojos

Friend of the Cung family.





Mark Toubin

Attorney and serves as the Regional Director for the ADL’s Southwest Regional Office in Houston, Texas.




Cherry Steinwender

Co-Executive Director and co-founder of the Center for the Healing of Racism.




Annie Tan

Special education teacher and storyteller in New York’s Chinatown.  She has been a fighter for public education, unions, tenants and Asian American rights.  She is a cousin of the late Vincent Chin.



*The AASFH has been authorized by the Estate of the Chin family to use the name “Lily and Vincent Chin Advocacy Award” for this special recognition of two Frontline Heroes on June 22, 2020.



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