Furutani urges Asian Pacific Americans to action on higher education

State Assemblymember Warren Furutani called for new priorities in California’s colleges on Feb. 15 at the opening session of the Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE) conference. Speaking in the Imperial Ballroom of San Francisco’s Hotel Kabuki, Furutani (D-South Los Angeles County) urged attendees to question the state’s current post-secondary education system. “We have […]

APA Legal Center’s campaign to protect communities during redistricting

Los Angeles — The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, has launched a campaign to engage Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in redistricting, the process of redrawing voting district boundaries every 10 years based on census data. APALC anchors a statewide network of AAPI […]

Iwamoto the Minority Leader of Salt Lake County Council

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake County Councilwoman Jani Iwamoto (District 4) was appointed as Minority Leader of the Salt Lake County Council for 2011. As Minority Leader, Iwamoto will represent the Democratic Caucus on the Council. Salt Lake is the largest County in Utah. Iwamoto is reportedly the first Asian American to be elected […]