Issues Facing the Asian American Community
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 6 P.M. (Pacific)
In honor of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (May), HBReads presents a live virtual panel and Q&A to discuss recent issues affecting the Asian American Heritage community, both on a large and local level.
Our esteemed panel of community leaders includes:
Mayor Kim Carr, Mayor of Huntington Beach
Chief Julian Harvey, Interim Chief of Police for the Huntington Beach Police Department
Rev. Cindy Voorhees, Priest of St James Episcopal Church
Mr. Kenneth Inouye, Huntington Beach Resident
Mr. Don Han – Director of Operations, Orange County Human Relations (OCHRC)
In addition, panelists will discuss how the Huntington Beach community can mitigate and bring awareness to these issues. This event is inspired by our recent HBReads book, They Called Us Enemy and our interview with its author, George Takei, where he talked about his experiences both in a Japanese American Internment camp and in his life after the camps.
Join us and learn how to become what George Takei termed an “active participant” in our community.
Virtual Interview with George Takei
Monday, May 3, 2021 at 3:30 P.M. (Pacific)
Join us for a live virtual interview with the legendary actor, activist, and author, George Takei, to discuss his powerful graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy.
You must register for this free virtual event. The Zoom link will be sent out a few hours before the event.