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Act To Change hosts virtual event to fight AAPI bullying on Vincent Chin’s birthday

Act To Change invites everyone to stand against bullying, hate and racism in a virtual event called “United We Heal” this May 18 at 3 p.m. PST/6 p.m. EST.

One in four Asian American youth report being bullied due to Covid-19. Four out of 10 Pacific Islander students are bullied. In 2021, nonprofit Act To Change’s Asian American Bullying Survey Report showed that 80% of Asians have experienced in-person or online bullying. Despite this, many AAPIs don’t look to get help because of cultural, religious and language barriers.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter, Dr. Bernice King, hosts event ‘to make love our norm’

In an effort to interrupt the rampant hate in our society, Dr. Bernice King, the daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is hosting a virtual event that encourages love to become the new norm.

The event: Be Love Day will be streamed on The King Center website from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. EST on July 16 and will include a variety of hosts and influencers throughout the day.

We Went to a $1,300-A-Person Event for the World’s ‘Top Young Entrepreneurs’

What is it like to attend an event where all the world’s “top young entrepreneurs” gather to mingle and costs over $1,000 to attend? We braved the sweltering L.A. heat to find out at the annual Kairos Summit in Hollywood this week.

Tickets for the event, which were reportedly sold out, cost $1,300. Around 600 people attended this year. Of course, as a publication that draws millions of readers a month, we got in for free with media passes.

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