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Diversity Commission: 'Encourage all residents to engage in reflection and dialogue'


Last updated 3/24/2021 at 7:46pm

The following is a statement from the Diversity Commission on the recent violence against Asian Americans.

The Edmonds Diversity Commission wishes to share its deep concern over the Atlanta spa shootings and our outrage over the recent rise in hate-based crimes against Asian Americans in our country, including in our region.

In the past few years, Edmonds has experienced multiple acts of violence and hatred against women and members of the Asian/Pacific Islander community – a segment of our community's population that is among the largest and fastest-growing.

It would be shameful for an...

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