Legislative Leadership Series

AAPI Elected Officials

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:00 pm EDT

This panel will present the voices of AAPI elected officials at the local & state levels from across the country. The discussion will focus on their respective paths to elected office, representation of our community in their states, and challenges they face in their roles as AAPI elected officials. 

Opening Remarks By:

  • Rep. Ted Lieu


  • Phillip Chen, CA Assemblymember
  • Jake Fitisemanu, Jr., Councilmember, West Valley City, UT
  • Nima Kulkarni, KY State Representative
  • Evan Low, CA AssemblyMember
  • Tina Maharath, OH State Senator 

Moderator: Bobby Caina Calvan 

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