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We Are Not A Virus: A Concert to #StopAsianHate

Jordan VanHemert


United States



April 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT



2020 and 2021’s increase in anti-Asian racism has hit hard with saxophonist and PARMA recording artist Jordan VanHemert. While anti-Asian racism in the United States is not new, the recent escalation of hate-related instances must be stopped. The nonprofit Stop AAPI Hate reports that there were roughly 3,800 reported Asian-American hate incidents this past year during the pandemic, and then on March 16, a racially motivated massacre occurred in which six of the eight victims were Asian women. This concert is presented as a means to raise awareness and make concrete changes through music.

All of VanHemert’s proceeds will be donated to the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum. To donate visit: