Liou runs the Asian Community Development Corporation, a Chinatown-based nonprofit that develops and manages affordable housing.
The protests that Sunday night seeped into Chinatown, though the property damage was minimal: a few broken windows and some graffiti.
AdvertisementSo Liou worried about the impact, and wrote this:“This country has long pitted communities of color against one another, including Asian and Black communities,” her statement read.
“But we in the Asian American community must stand together with the Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities.
“It’s not enough to express loudly and unequivocally our solidarity with the Black community,” she said.