March 25, 2021
WHO: Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford is hosting a panel discussion with New York Congresswoman Grace Meng, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong,Nevada State Assemblywoman Rochelle Thuy Nguyen, Rita Vaswani, President of Asian American Group, Grace Vergara, State Director of SEIU 1107, Duy Nguyen, Executive Director of One APIA Nevada, and Kathleen Magnafici, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
WHAT: AG Ford will be facilitating a discussion with panelists regarding the increase of hate crimes and attacks against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The panel will discuss the current climate regarding the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and what can be done moving forward.
WHEN: The discussion will be live streamed on Tuesday, March 30th at 5:30 P.M. PST.
DETAILS: Members of the public and media are invited to view and participate in this event, which will be streamed through Lifesize. Please note that you do not need a Lifesize account to watch the live stream. The link provided is for public use only.
NOTES: The briefing will include a series of questions posed to all panelists. Members of the media are invited to submit questions in advance via email to MMoazez@ag.nv.gov and AForest@ag.nv.gov. The deadline for media to submit questions is Monday, March 29th at 3PM. Please include both email addresses in your correspondence. An RSVP is NOT required. Members of the public will be provided an opportunity to tune in and pose questions in real time.