Sacramento Hearing – October 6, 2017

The California Commission on Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs (CAPIAA) will hold a public hearing in Sacramento, CA on October 6, 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, October 6, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm
California State Capitol Room 112
1301 10 th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814


1pm Call to order and introductions (Karthick Ramakrishnan, Chair, CAPIAA)

1:15pm Legislative update from API Legislative Caucus, Chief consultant Catherina Nou

 1:45pm to 2:45pm Discussion of historic site preservation and community mobilization

     – James Motlow, journalist, speaking on historic Chinese American town of Locke

– Mariko Yamada (formerly Assembly Member) and Lorna Fong, Tule Lake committee

2:45pm Discussion on improving access to higher education – Commissioners

3:00pm Discussion on immigration and health policy in the state – Commissioners

3:15 to 3:45pm Comments from candidates from statewide office

     – Michael Bracamontes

– Zoltan Istvan

3:45  Public Comments

4pm  Adjournment

In addition to the hearing, commissioners will be meeting from 10am to Noon in California State Capitol Room 112 to discuss requests for expertise on data collection, education, and immigration.