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Asian American Political Clout: A Post-Election Analysis

An invitation to an event from the Asia Society Northern California:

Asian American Political Clout: A Post-Election Analysis
November 15, 2011 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
PPIC Bechtel Conference Center, 500 Washington Street, 1st floor, San
Francisco, CA

A growing and increasingly organized Asian American population has
raised its profile on the San Francisco political stage. This year Ed


Filipino American Community Mayor's Forum 2011 San Francisco

Filipino American Community Mayor's Forum 2011
San Francisco
by Erin Jerri Pangilinan - National Communications Director

Asian American Identity Politics and the Race for Mayor of San Francisco


Sen. Leland Yee's Bill to Ban Language Discrimination Passes in CA

On a 47-25 vote, the California Assembly has approved Senator Leland Yee's SB 242.


Two bills by Asian American legislators in California regarding the University of California

Two prominent Asian American legislators in California have proposed bills about public higher education in California.  While I'm glad that Asian American electeds are taking education policy action, and I know their hearts are in the right place, I have some serious concerns about the 2 bills proposed.