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COVID-19 and Our Asian Community

In observation of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, ABC13 reporter Miya Shay will moderate a discussion highlighting the strain experienced by Asian-owned businesses, a marked increase in harassment and racism-related incidents against Asian people in Texas, and positive impacts the community is making in the fight against the coronavirus.

Panelists for the town hall include:

  • Debbie Chen, Houston restaurateur and Executive Director of OCA-Greater Houston, a civil rights organization advocating for the AAPI community
  • Chloe Dao, fashion designer and television personality
  • Paul Gor, Asian Chamber of Commerce Houston director of community services
  • Mustafa Tameez, president and founder of Outreach Strategists

Event details from ABC13: