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Posted on: March 24, 2021

North Miami Councilman Alix Desulme Condemns Recent Increase of Hate Crimes toward Asian Americans..

North Miami Councilman Alix Desulme Condemns Recent Increase of Hate Crimes toward Asian Americans in the United States 

March 24, 2021

From San Francisco to Atlanta, the recent crimes toward Asian Americans has prompted an increased sentiment to protect the human rights of all citizens in the United States. As a Haitian Immigrant, North Miami Councilman Alix Desulme understands the importance of respecting all races and minority groups within the community.

“There should be zero tolerance for violence or aggression towards people who differ from our own race in today’s world. I am deeply saddened by the recent news from Atlanta and I condone all hate towards Asian Americans. We need to stand together during these difficult times and learn to embrace our differences. Our communities shine brighter when diversity prevails. My office is dedicated to making sure all citizens are treated fairly and with respect. May the families of those who have been affected by this tragedy find peace and justice” stated Councilman Alix Desulme.

For additional information about Councilman Alix Desulme’s community initiatives, visit www.NorthMiamiFL.gov. To request an interview with the Councilman, please email your request to Susset Cabrera at sucabrera@northmiamifl.gov.

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About Councilman Alix Desulme North Miami Councilman Alix Desulme has an outstanding record of public service and takes pride in his commitment and dedication to the community. Desulme is a certified teacher, small business owner and an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University. In a 2009 city-wide election, Councilman Desulme made history by becoming the first African American to be elected City Clerk of North Miami. On June 2, 2015, Desulme was elected to represent District 4 residents in the North Miami City Council. The following year he became the youngest Councilman to serve as Vice Mayor for the City of North Miami, Florida.

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