Congratulations to FDNY Chief of Fire Prevention Joseph Jardin, who was named honoree of the year at the Asian American Congress annual gala
Several members of Congress seek Asian American and Pacific Islander representation on the Democratic presidential debate stage.
As we conclude Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, I'm honored to celebrate San Diego's AAPI community, which strengthens our region’s culture and economy. I will continue to ensure our AAPI community has their voices heard in Congress. #APAHM
@AndyKimNJ flipped his district from red to blue last cycle to become the first Asian American member of Congress from NJ. He previously served as a civilian adviser in Afghanistan and as the White House National Security Council’s Iraq director under President Obama. #APAHM
Dalip Singh Saund, the first Sikh American, Asian and Indian American elected as a voting member of Congress, he served as a Representative of California's 29th District. His accomplishments + support for minorities did not go unoticed, we're joining @18millionrising for #APIHM !
Patsy Mink was the first nonwhite and first Asian-American woman elected to Congress. She coauthored Title IX based on her own experiences. Thanks to Title IX, Americans today are protected from sex discrimination in federally funded schools. #WomensHistoryMonth
Civil rights hero Patsy Mink was the first Asian American woman elected to Congress. In 1972, she co-authored legislation to require the government to provide equal funding for women’s sports and education programs. #AsianHeritageMonth
Former Senator Daniel Akaka, the first Native Hawaiian ever elected to Congress, has died at 93. In 1996, he successfully lobbied Congress to award 22 Asian-American WWII veterans with the Medal of Honor.