Brazen Attacks on Asian Americans Spur Calls to Action

February 13, 2021 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 27 min Download
Brazen Attacks on Asian Americans Spur Calls to Action

Brazen Attacks on Asian Americans Spur Calls to Action

February 13, 2021 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 27 min Download
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As families throughout the Bay Area celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday many within the Asian American community are also getting organized in response to a series of recent attacks. On this edition of KCBS In Depth we speak with a few of the leading advocates about what solutions they’re pushing towards. Then later in the program we speak with a local healthcare leader in San Francisco's Chinatown about how the neighborhood managed to defy early expectations and keep infection rates among the lowest in the city.  Guest:  Russell Jeung, professor of Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University |  co-founder, Stop AAPI Hate Cynthia Choi, co-executive director, Chinese for Affirmative Action | co-founder, stop AAPI Hate  Dr. Jian Zhang, chief executive officer, Chinese Hospital in San Francisco  Host:Keith Menconi