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☷ Searchlight, Nevada - amp acute Combatting Racism  and Discrimination A Community Town Hall June 3 at UNLV 13 May 2022

☷ Searchlight, Nevada - amp acute Combatting Racism and Discrimination A Community Town Hall June 3 at UNLV 13 May 2022

Searchlight, , state Nevada
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   The public is invited to “Combatting Racism and Discrimination: A Community Town Hall” at UNLV’s Philip J . Cohen Theatre in the Student Union on
   Friday , June 3 , 6 - 8 p . m .
    
   The free event is hosted by the Clark County Asian - American Pacific Islanders Community Commission in partnership with the UNLV Filipinx American Student Association . Doors open at 5:30 p . m . Parking is free and attendees may park in any staff , student or metered parking spot . Lot D is closest to the event venue . A map:
   https://www . unlv . edu/maps/parking/lots/lot - d
    .
   The purpose of the event is to educate the community about intolerance , xenophobia and anti - Asian sentiment , organizers said .
   The panel will share their experiences with racism and discuss how to move forward and “fight back . ” Questions from the audience will be entertained . Panelists include Jai Marshall of No Racism in Schools; Cecia Alvarado of Somos Votantes ( We’re Voters ) ; Dr . Crystal Lee of United Natives; André Wade , Silver State Equality State Director; and Raina Ladislao of Katao School . Moderating will be Athar Haseebullah , executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada .
   Clark County’s 15 - member Asian - American Pacific Islanders Community Commission was established in July 2019 and tasked with several jobs , including ( 1 ) identifying the social and economic needs peculiar to each Asian/Pacific Islander ethnic group and all the groups combined , ( 2 ) hosting a resource conference addressing those needs , and ( 3 ) conducting a feasibility study for the development of a cultural center . The group meets monthly . The board members are civic leaders , business owners and students across multiple AAPI backgrounds .
   

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