NewsLocal News


In-Depth: Asian American Utah lawmakers talk about increase in bias during pandemic

Posted at 6:39 PM, Mar 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-19 21:03:42-04

On Thursday, two Utah political leaders spoke with FOX 13 about their experiences as women of Asian descent in a week where issues of anti-Asian violence have come into focus.

Sen. Jani Iwamoto of Holladay is a lawyer and a Democrat who spoke of her experiences living in Utah and the Bay area of California.

Rep. Karen Kwan of Murray has a doctorate in Education and talked about what she has been hearing from Utahns of Asian descent.

Watch the full conversation in the video below:

In-Depth: Asian-Americans facing increased violence