hate crimes

  • POLICE UNRESPONSIVE, SAY ASIAN AMERICAN VICTIMS OF HATE CRIMES

    On Feb. 25 evening, a man scaled the wall of the 117-year-old Higashi Honganji Buddist Temple in Los Angeles County’s ‘Little Tokyo’ neighborhood and set fire to two wooden lanterns at the entrance to the temple, then knocked two metal lanterns off their stands, and finally threw a rock...
  • Over 120 Attend Chavez/Cortese Hate Crimes Hearing

    San Jose, CA—On Tuesday January 31st, over 120 community members attended a Hate Crimes Hearing put on by County Supervisor Cindy Chavez and President of the Board Dave Cortese as part of a Special Children, Seniors, and Families Committee (CSFC) Meeting. Supervisors Chavez, Cortese and their other CSFC colleagues...
  • “We’ve Got Your Back”

    Sam Liccardo Dear Friends, Recent events have left many thousands of our San José residents — about forty percent of whom were born in a foreign country — in fear. Some of our neighbors, friends, and family fear changes in immigration rules or enforcement that could separate their families....

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