MONDAY, August 5, 2012
ASIAN AMERICAN CENTER FOR ADVANCING JUSTICE CONDEMNS WISCONSIN SHOOTING, STANDS IN SUPPORT OF SIKH COMMUNITY
WASHINGTON—The Asian American Center for Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice)–Asian American Institute (AAI) in Chicago, Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) in Washington D.C., Asian Law Caucus (ALC) in San Francisco, and Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) in Los Angeles–extends our condolences to the families and all individuals impacted by the tragic shooting Sunday at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Advancing Justice condemns this senseless act of violence, and stands in solidarity with the Sikh community. This is an attack not only against Sikhs, but against all Americans.
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The Asian American Justice Center (www.advancingequality.org), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice (www.advancingjustice.org), works closely with the other Advancing Justice members–the Asian American Institute in Chicago (www.aaichicago.org), the Asian Law Caucus in San Francisco (www.asianlawcaucus.org) and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center in Los Angeles (www.apalc.org) – to promote a fair and equitable society for all by working for civil and human rights and empowering Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities.