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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Location: First Korean United Methodist Church , 655 E. Hintz Road , Wheeling

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A time to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage and raise awareness of Anti-Asian violence. 

Sunday, May 22, 2022
Worship and Program: 4-6 p.m. Bishop John L. Hopkins preaching.
Dinner: 6 p.m.

Rev. Jesse Jackson will also speak a few words and be available for book signings.

No cost but please register to help make sure enough food is prepared.


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This event is in partnership with the Northern Illinois Conference Fellowship of Asian Americans and the ACST Anti-RacismTask Force.

Any questions, please contact Rev. J. Martin Lee (847.951.5200)

Leaf and Stop Asian Hate graphics by Cindy Oh, @cymjoh, member of the NIC Justice Generation, in response to the 2021 hate crimes in Georgia.

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