March 19, 2021
The Pennsylvania Commissions on African American, Latino, Asian Pacific American, Women and LGBTQ Affairs, overseen by Gov. Tom Wolf, released a joint statement today honoring the memory of eight murder victims in Atlanta and other Asian-Americans who have lost their lives in racially motivated acts of violence, as well as denounce the increase anti-Asian rhetoric and hatred.
February 22, 2021
The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs condemns the recent attacks on Asian Pacific Americans across the nation and calls for all Pennsylvanians to stand up against anti-Asian hate and racism in all forms.
April 07, 2020
Governor Tom Wolf’s advisory commissions are calling for the public to remain vigilant against hate after the Pennsylvania State Police reported it remains committed to preventing and investigating hate/bias crimes in Pennsylvania. The FBI is warning of an uptick of incidents targeting members of the Asian American community due to misinformation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.…
April 07, 2020
Las comisiones asesoras del Gobernador Tom Wolf llaman a la población a permanecer alerta ante las manifestaciones de odio después que la Policía del Estado de Pennsylvania confirmara su compromiso con la prevención y la investigación de los delitos de odio/prejuicio en Pennsylvania. El FBI está advirtiendo sobre un aumento de incidentes dirigidos a los…
May 28, 2019
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and his administration today denounced the recent Trump Administration rollbacks of multiple protections for LGBTQ individuals, calling for long overdue state action to end this abhorrent discriminatory track record. “As the federal government goes backwards, it is past time for Pennsylvania to protect our LGBTQ citizens,” Gov. Wolf said.…