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Friday, April 27, 2012

Media Relations

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Releases Joint Statement of Unity

What:
Media Availability
    
When:
Sunday April 29, 2012
1:30 p.m.

Where:
Robert F. Kennedy School (Former Ambassador Hotel site)
701 South Catalina Street
Los Angeles CA 90005

Who:
Co Authors of Joint statement are:  
Amanda Susskind, ADL (Speaker)
Grace Yoo, Korean American Coalition (Speaker)
Chief Charlie Beck, LAPD (Assistant Chief Michel Moore will speak on Chief Becks behalf)
Blair H. Taylor, Los Angeles Urban League (Speaker)
Rev. Eric P. Lee, Southern Christian Leadership Conference (Speaker)

Supporters of the Joint Statement are:
Hector Villagra, American Civil Liberties Union
Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith, Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Stewart Kwoh, Asian Pacific American Legal Center
Angelica Salas, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
Linda Akutagawa, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics
Lorri L. Jean, Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center
John Mack, Los Angeles Police Commission
Leon Jenkins, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People of Los Angeles
Roel Campos, New America Alliance

Why:
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will releases a Joint Statement of Unity signed by a coalition of organizations in commemoration of 20-year anniversary of LA riots.  The initiative brings together the LAPD and civil rights leaders representing the diverse communities of Los Angeles, including Korean American and African American communities, to stand in unity against hatred.

To RSVP, email Alison Mayersohn at amayersohn@adl.org. For the day of the event call (310) 467.4025