Khan will be speaking at the afternoon plenary “Vincent Chin- The Next 30 Years: Anti-Asian Violence Today” addressing recent hate crimes against the Sikh American and Muslim American communities, and in a workshop “Oak Creek and Beyond – How Do We Respond as a Community?” which will be a dialogue on the history of discrimination against Asian Americans, and will engage workshop participants on advocacy strategies.
The Advancing Justice Conference is a national civil rights and social justice conference that aims to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders in one place to address a broad range of issues facing the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. It serves as a unique forum where researchers, advocates, direct service providers and other leaders can meet face-to-face, talk about their common challenges and find ways to work collaboratively.
WHAT: Advancing Justice Conference
WHEN: Friday, September 28 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
WHERE: Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
WHO: CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Rabya Khan
The Advancing Justice Conference is a joint project by the Asian American Institute (Chicago), Asian American Justice Center (Washington, D.C.), Asian Law Caucus (San Francisco) and Asian Pacific American Legal Center (Los Angeles).
To learn more visit: advancingjustice.org
To register for the Advancing Justice Hearing visit: advancingjustice.org/conference/2012/registration