Peter Liang & Race Relations

160329.Picture_RaceRelationsPanel.jpg

ASSEMBLYMAN RON KIM CALLS FOR UNITY BETWEEN BLACK AND ASIAN COMMUNITIES 

NBC News | WNYC | EmpireStateNews

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.

Here is Assemblyman Ron Kim's full speech:


Read more

LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE "TRANSPARENCY IN ENFORCEMENT ACT" TO COMBAT DISCRIMINATORY ENFORCEMENT

 2016_Infograph_Small_Biz__RK_Final.jpg
ASSEMBLYMAN RON KIM AND SENATOR JESSE HAMILTON INTRODUCE "TRANSPARENCY IN ENFORCEMENT ACT" TO COMBAT DISCRIMINATORY ENFORCEMENT

Targeted Enforcement Leads to 71% of Nail Salon Owners Trying to Sell or Shut Down Stores

54% of Nail Salons Have Laid Off Employees


VIDEO FOOTAGE OF PRESS CONFERENCE | REASON MAGAZINE | NDTV | NY1 | Talk 1300AM (podcast - 27min in) | KOREA DAILY

Read more

Perpetual Foreign Place Syndrome

418297_425992167442064_2030242257_n.jpg

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.

Read more

Supporting the American Dream

When 16-year JiaJia (pronounced "Ga-Ga") came to this country a few months ago to pursue the American Dream, she never expected it to become a nightmare:

ABC News | NY Post  | NY1 News | NBC New York | CBS News | NY Daily News | NBC News

Read more


In the News Contact Us

connect

get updates