ASSEMBLYMAN RON KIM CALLS FOR UNITY BETWEEN BLACK AND ASIAN COMMUNITIES
Flushing, New York - On Monday, March 28, 2016, Assemblyman Ron Kim joined community leaders at the NYC Bar Association to participate at a forum to bring the Asian and Black communities together. Instead of just watching the recent Peter Liang case pit communities of color against each other, Assemblyman Ron Kim helped organize Monday's forum to steer the Black and Asian communities toward collaboration based on shared values.
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Flushing is my hometown.
It's one of the most diverse places on this planet. More than 130 languages are spoken here. It's economic vitality is unparalleled in our state.
Yet, as I enter my fourth legislative session overseeing a $145 Billion dollar budget, I realize that the reason why top government leaders do not take Flushing seriously is because many see my hometown as a foreign place.