By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York chapter of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum held a rally against hate in Manhattan on Saturday.

It took place in Columbus Park on Mulberry Street.

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Members of the group are calling on government leaders to address a recent spike in attacks on Asian women with more than just policing.

“We should focus on community-based solutions and not the police, who, for many, increase their feelings of insecurity,” said chapter leader Allison Park.

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Leaders of Saturday’s rally say more funding for services is needed in many Asian communities.

CBSNewYork Team