March 1, 2021
CPC denounces the rise in anti-Asian discrimination and hate crimes in New York and around the country. CPC condemns violence and hate of all forms, and calls on government officials and community leaders to promote safety, respect, and dignity in all neighborhoods. However, this does not mean over-policing, but rather investment in communities and in restorative justice to ensure that there is accountability and healing. Resources must be allocated to provide human services, health care, and mental health supports.