Residents declare Jackson Heights a 'Hate-Free Zone'

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens (WABC) -- A Queens neighborhood known as one of the city's most diverse is coming together against hate.

Friday night, more than a thousand people came together and declared Jackson Heights a "hate-free zone."

They filled 37th Road for a rally and then marched to Corona Plaza.

Organizers say they are standing together against the recent increase in hate attacks and hate vandalism.