Sacramento Hearing – May 15, 2017

The California Commission on Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs (CAPIAA) will hold a public hearing in Sacramento, CA on May 15, 2017 in the “Power Up” room of The California Endowment. The event will include remarks by elected officials and testimony from community organizations, and is open to the public.


Public hearing of the California Commission on APIA Affairs

Monday, May 15, 2017

2pm to 5pm

The California Endowment

1414 K. Street, 5th Floor, “Power Up Room”

Sacramento, CA 95814


1. Call to order

2. Community testimony on the following topics

a. Health outcomes and access to care

b. Immigrant rights and immigration enforcement

c. Hate crimes and discrimination

3. Testimony from members of the API Legislative Caucus

4. Public comment

5. Adjourn


Tentative Order of Speakers

Andrew Medina, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California
Yannnina Casillas, Council of American Islamic Relations
Cynthia Buiza, California Immigrant Policy Center

Jack Chin, University of California, Davis
Lisa Ikemoto, UC Davis
Gordon Fung, UC San Francisco

Thu Quatch, Asian Health Services
Cha Vang, Hmong Innovating Politics
Jenny Seon, Korean Resource Center

Public comment and adjourn

Please note: members of the API Legislative Caucus will make brief visits and remarks during the public hearing