What is being done to stop anti-Asian hate crimes?

Source: Claire Hyman, WBEZ Chicago

Leaders in Chicago and Illinois respond to a series of shootings targeting Asian businesses in Dallas over the past month.

Members and supporters of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities hold a rally, Wednesday March 16, 2022, in New York. Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press

Federal officials have opened a hate crime investigation into a shooting at a Korean-owned hair salon in Dallas last week. Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the attack and say the incident could be linked to two other recent shootings at Asian-run businesses in Dallas.

Reset hears from leaders in Chicago and Illinois about the rise in anti-Asian violence, and what we need to do to keep our Asian American communities safe.

GUESTS: Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D-Glenview)

Seong-Ah Cho, organizing director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago

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