ABC 13/KTRK-TV Houston to Host Virtual Town Hall to Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 in the Asian American Community

Style Magazine Newswire | 5/20/2020, 2:10 p.m.

Virtual Town Hall Airs Thursday, May 21 (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

Stream Live at, ABC13’s Facebook Live and YouTube,ABC13’sconnected TV apps on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, and Roku

ABC13, Houston’s most-watched television station, presents a one-hour virtual town hall on THURSDAY, MAY 21 (7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CDT), to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities across southeast Texas.

Hosted by ABC13’s Eyewitness News reporter Miya Shay, the town hall coincides with the observation of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and will discuss the disparate challenges of COVID-19 faced by the approximately 140,000 Houstonians that identify as AAPI, as well as the significant accomplishments the community has achieved in the fight against COVID-19.

Panelists for the town hall include the following:

Debbie Chen, Houston restaurateur and board member of OCA-Greater Houston, a civil rights organization advocating for the AAPI community

Chloe Dao, fashion designer and television personality

Paul Gor, director of community services, Asian Chamber of Commerce Houston

Mustafa Tameez, president and founder of Outreach Strategists

ABC13 urges viewers to join the town hall and submit their questions online at or through the ABC13 news app for possible inclusion in Thursday's town hall.

The virtual town hall will air on ABC13, THURSDAY, MAY 21, at 7:00 p.m. CDT,, streaming on ABC13’s Facebook Live, YouTube, ABC13's app, and ABC13’s connected TV apps on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Roku.