APABA's Annual APA Heritage Month Event - Policing Communities of Color: Where Do Asian Pacific Americans Stand?

  • Monday, May 18, 2015
  • 6:00 PM
  • East West Players, 120 Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

From Ferguson to Baltimore and right here in Los Angeles, the use of excessive force by police has reached a turning point in communities of color. Where do APAs fit into this debate?

Please join APABA at our annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Event - Policing Communities of Color: Where Do Asian Pacific Americans Stand? The event will begin with performances by local spoken word artists and a panel discussion. Panelists to include: 

  • Peter Bibring, Senior Staff Attorney and Director of Police Practices for the ACLU of California
  • Annie Lai, Professor of Law at University of California Irvine School of Law 
  • Kathleen Kim, Police Commissioner and Professor of Law at Loyola Law School 
  • Brian Moriguchi, President of the Professional Police Officers Association and Lieutenant of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 

The panel will be moderated by Paul Jung, Staff Attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles. Performances by Annette Wong and Hatefas Yop. 

One hour of MCLE credit will be available through APABA, a State Bar-approved MCLE provider. The event is free, but please RSVP online. For more details, please see the event flyer.

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