Statement by Committee of 100 on Mass Shooting in Monterey Park, California

New York, NY (January 22, 2023) — Committee of 100, a non-profit organization of prominent Chinese Americans, today released the following statement on the mass shooting that took place in Monterey Park, California on the eve of the Lunar New Year Celebration:

“Committee of 100 is horrified and saddened by the mass shooting that took place on the eve of Lunar New Year in Monterey Park, California,” said Zhengyu Huang, President of Committee of 100. “We urge law enforcement to apprehend the culprit and determine the nature and motivation of this heinous act. Our hearts are heavy with grief as we pray for the Monterey Park community in their time of great distress.”

About Committee of 100
Committee of 100 is a non-profit U.S. leadership organization of prominent Chinese Americans in business, government, academia, healthcare, and the arts focused on public policy engagement, civic engagement, and philanthropy. For more than 30 years, Committee of 100 has served as a preeminent organization committed to the dual missions of promoting the full participation of Chinese Americans in all aspects of American life and constructive relations between the United States and Greater China. Visit or follow Committee of 100 on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook for more information.

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Charles Zinkowski
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications
Committee of 100

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