In Alhambra, a candlelight vigil denounces the targeting of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
A coalition of civil and human rights leaders, officials, and the community stood in front of the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration in the face of rising hate violence.
The event, titled “Love Our Communities: Build Collective Power,” came together in Little Tokyo in response to the recent increase in violence against Asian Americans.
Hundreds attended a Lunar New Year weekend rally to decry a recent high-profile string of violent attacks on Asian and Pacific Islander people.
Political scientist Janelle Wong on the growing power of the Asian American vote.