Los Angeles Hearing – August 11, 2017

The California Commission on Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs (CAPIAA) will hold a public hearing in Los Angeles, CA on August 11, 2017. The event will include remarks by public officials and testimony from community organizations, and is open to the public.



Public hearing of the California Commission on APIA Affairs

Friday, August 11, 2017

1pm to 4:30pm

Edward R. Roybal Session Room

Board of Public Works, City of Los Angeles

200 N. Spring Street, Rm 350

Los Angeles, CA 90012




1:00 Call to Order (Karthick Ramakrishnan, Chair, CAPIAA)



(Topics will include diversity in the entertainment industry, challenges in educational attainment and community college transfers, and the need for data disaggregation in AAPI communities)

1:05  Guy Aoki, MANAA, Media Action Network for Asian Americans

1:25  Fritz Friedman, CAPE, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment

1:45  Richard Calvin Chang, Empowered Pacific Islander Communities

2:05  Stacey Moore, AARP California

2:25 Audrey Dow, Campaign for College Opportunity

2:45  Nkauj Iab Yang, SEARAC, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center

3:05  Karin Wang, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles

3:25  Manju Kulkarni, A3PCON, Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council


General Session

3:45  Public Comments

4:05  Comments from Commissioners

4:30  Adjournment