Forum advances justice against hate crimes

Asian Hall of Fame Forum Welcomes Distinguished Leaders

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Asian Hall of Fame announces its annual policy forum to be held throughout Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. The series welcomes distinguished leaders and will help guide the launch of the Asian Hall of Fame’s Make Hate Crime A Crime™ initiative this year. Previous presenters have included Lifetime Achievement Award Inductee and Congresswoman Judy Chucongressman Ted Place, among others. The Forum is virtual and free to the public through the Asian Hall of Fame website.

Asian Hall of Fame overcomes anti-Asian bias by raising awareness of Asian contributions in United States and the world. Year-round programming advances the Tech & Entertainment business, Team Member Scholarships, Brain Injury Endowment, and Make Hate Crime A Crime™.

Last year’s Forum recommended speeding up hate crime reporting by adding a hate crime checkbox to crime scene reports, similar to past successes in reporting rape and domestic violence. . Make Hate Crime A Crime™ offers to add a hate crimes checkbox for expedited reporting.

“78% of hate crime survivors are Asian women. It is unconscionable that violence against Asians continues to escalate in America. Maki Hsieh, President and CEO.

Making Hate Crime a Crime – LA

Thursday, May 12, 2022 to 11am PST

  • Blake ChowDeputy Chief of Police, Los Angeles police department
  • Eileen DeckerVice President, Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners
  • Catherina “Cat” Nou, director of the Office of Community Outreach, Response and Engagement (CARE) of the Office of the Attorney General Rob Bonta

Making Hate Crime a Crime – Veterans and Military

Thursday, May 19, 2022 to 11am PST

  • Inductee and retired U.S. Army Major General Antonio M. Taguba
  • Retired United States Marine Corps Colonel Thomas Hobbsauthor of “The Marine Corps: Ever Loyal – To White Men”

Making a hate crime a crime – Seattle

Thursday, May 26, 2022 to 11am PST

  • Senator Manka Dhingra (D-Redmond)
  • chief of police Adrian Diaz, Seattle police department
  • prosecution attorney Yessenia ManzoKing County Attorney’s Office
  • Executive director Brandy Subsidy, Seattle Community police board


Established in 2004, Asian Hall of Fame is a global recognition program that overcomes anti-Asian bias by elevating Asian contributions around the world. Year-round lineup culminates in annual ceremony celebrating martial arts icon Bruce Lee, Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi, among others. His work advances philanthropic impact through Tech & Entertainment Venture, Brain Injury Endowment for trauma survivors, Make Hate Crime A Crime™ and Team Member Fellowships. Asian Hall of Fame is a founding supporter of the Academy Museum and operates from the Los Angeles Doors guitarist’s studio Robby Krieger. Visit or contact Rochelle Srigley(626) 600-9148 at [email protected]

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