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Candlelight Vigil Sunday Night Remembering Atlanta Victims

PITTSBURGH, PA (March 21, 2021) A candlelight vigil will be held on the portico of the City-County Building this evening in honor of the 8 victims of the shooting in Atlanta on March 16:

Delaina Ashley Yaun, 33

Paul Andre Michels, 54

Xiaojie Tan, 49

Daoyou Feng, 44

Soon Chung Park, 74

Hyun Jung Grant, 51

Suncha Kim, 69

Yong Ae Yue, 63

Please stand together against hate and condemn violence against Asian Americans.

When: Sunday, March 21. Gather at 6:30 pm, speakers will begin at 7 pm.

Where: Steps of the City County Building, 414 Grant St. 

You can watch this event livestreamed at facebook.com/WelcomingPGH.

Masks required. Bring your own posters. Please practice social distancing.

This event is co-hosted by the Pittsburgh UCA, local AAPI leaders, Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, and Welcoming Pittsburgh. Welcoming Pittsburgh is an immigrant and refugee inclusion initiative for the City of Pittsburgh.

Contact:

Nancy Xiao, 412-651-6931

 

Published

03.21.2021

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