The rising instances of hate crimes against Asian Americans throughout the past year have been alarming and shameful. Last week’s shooting spree in Atlanta was downright horrific.
Our cultural diversity makes us stronger. We must make that clear in all our interactions. We must all condemn hatred in all forms. And we must remind our friends and neighbors of Asian descent that they are valued members of our society.
I went to school in diverse classrooms, I teach in diverse classrooms, and it was important to my wife and me that our sons were raised in a similar environment of diversity.
I am proud to run for City Council to represent this diverse district, and do so on a platform of unity. As your Councilman, I will bring people together. And I will always be there to speak up for you, no matter who you are.
Read more of my thoughts on this topic here: https://troymcghienyc.medium.com/building-a-community-of-compassion-bba24da2d329