|CADEM Summer 2017 Executive Board Meeting|
The Summer 2017 Executive Board Meeting will be held from August 25-27, 2017, at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort.Our meeting is on Saturday, August 26 at 5:45pm – 7:45pm at the Palm East Room. Please see our agenda here: CDP-API-Agenda-Fall 2017 Executive Board Meeting-2017 17-08-26 v.2.Asian Pacific Islander Community EmpowermentThe Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies (APAICS) hosted two Regional Leadership Academies in California. They were two-day leadership training programs that helped develop leadership skills, promote public service, and support effective, impactful AAPI leaders. It delivered practical training and advice to those considering public office and local office-holders who seek higher office. Northern California – Menlo Park Leadership Academy APAICS Menlo Academy Reception
President Emeritus Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma speaks to academy participantsSouthern California – LA Regional Leadership Academy AAPI Leaders at the LA Regional Academy ReceptionCongressman Ted Lieu talks about AAPI political empowerment at the LA Regional Academy Bay Area Indian American Democratic Club host Trailblazer Awards
From L to R Councilmember Arun Goel (Dublin), Mayor Pradeep Gupta (South San Francisco), Dr Romesh Japra, Assemblymember Kansen Chu, Mayor Savita Vaidyanathan (Cupertino), Councilmember Raj Salwan (Fremont), Assemblymember Ash Kalra, Congressman Ro Khanna, Councilmember Rishi Kumar (Saratoga)Korean American Democratic Committee mobilizes in Congressional District 34Rep. Jimmy GomezFormer California Assembly Member Jimmy Gomez won the June General Election for the Congressional District 34 Special Election against Korean American opponent, Robert Lee Ahn. This race made history with a record voter turnout of Korean Americans in a majority Latino district. This is particularly poignant as Korean Americans only make up 6% of registered voters in the district. The Los Angeles County Clerk reported that 25% of the votes cast in the General Election were from voters with Korean surnames.KADC and Robert AhnCongressman Jimmy Gomez was sworn into office July 11, 2017 and serves on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Committee on Natural Resources.Governor Jerry Brown announced the dates for the Special Election of Assembly District 51 to fill Congressman Jimmy Gomez’s vacant seat. The primary will take place on October 3, 2017 with a General Election to be held on December 5, 2017, if no candidate wins majority of the votes. The Special Election is a crowded race of mostly Democrats including Chinese American candidate Hon. Mike Fong and Filipino American candidate Alex DeOcampo.Asian Americans comprise approximately 14% of the total population in Assembly District 51, which covers Chinatown and Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles.Asian American Pacific Islander Democratic Club San Diego meet with Treasurer John ChiangAAPI Democratic Club San Diego with Treasurer John ChiangCADEM Asian Pacific Islander Caucus: Join or Renew Membership!Get involved and stay active with the California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus.Click here to join the California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus or to renew your annual Caucus membership .If you are a senior or student and would like to request senior or student membership fee rate, or if you would like to request fee waiver for economic hardship, please contact us a t firstname.lastname@example.org.
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