Please join us for an in-depth discussion on how our speakers view serving in the United States military has effected Asian and Pacific American lives in the past, present and future.
Confirmed speakers are:
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii. In 2002, she was the youngest woman in the United States to be elected to a state legislature, and is the first American Samoan, the first Hindu member, and one of the first female combat veterans in the United States Congress.
Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu, a Tongan American scholar, community organizer and artist. She sits on several boards advocating for Native Hawaiian Pacific Islanders here in California and nationally, the National Chair of the Civil Rights Commission of the Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Alliance and hosted the Tongan radio program “Education is Powerful.”
Nelson C. Lum, a Vietnam Veteran of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell Kentucky, former San Francisco SWAT Team member, appointed Commissioner for California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training by former Governor Schwarzenegger, and current Chairperson of American Legion War Memorial Commission.
Time: 3:00-5:30PM, Sunday, September 15, 2013
Location: Fremont, California
FREE for current APA Democratic Club Members and Veterans
Suggested Donation for all others: $25
Light refreshments will be provided
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