19 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Event: AAPIs and the Urgency for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Hosted by Asian Pacific Americans for Progress (APAP)-Washington, DC Chapter

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010
6-7:15PM
Cannon House Office Building Room 121
Washington, DC
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=371721409463

Panelists:
Karen Narasaki – Executive Director, Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) – moderator

Prerna Lal – DREAMActivist.org founder, Change.org Blogger
Deepa Iyer – Executive Director, South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)
Hemi Kim – DC Director,  National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC)
Ben de Guzman – Policy Director, KAYA – Filipino Americans for Progress; Co-Programs Director, National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), National Coordinator, National Alliance for Filipino Veterans Equity (NAFVE)

Congressional speakers
Congressman Mike Honda (confirmed for opening remarks)
Congresswoman Judy Chu

Co-sponsors:
Campus Progress
DreamActivist
Change.org
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)
South Asians for Obama (SAFO)
National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC)
Asian American Justice Center (AAJC)
National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA)
National Alliance for Filipino Veterans Equity (NAFVE)
Immigration Equality

Special Thank Yous:
Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC)

This is really the only reason that I am in DC besides work.

I have two needs:

1. More organizational sponsorships.

2. Someone to video “shoot” the event.

Peace.

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