\ SEIU 925 embRACE Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

SEIU 925 embRACE Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

On Saturday, June 4th, dozens of SEIU 925 members of Asian Pacific descent, along with their family and friends came together to celebrate the contributions and struggles of Asian and Pacific Islander workers in the Pacific Northwest. The keynote speaker was Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, who immigrated to the United States from India.

Other speakers included Mary Le Nguyen,  Co-Executive Director of the Washington Community Action Network; Matt Pang, King County public defense attorney and SEIU 925 leader; and Erin Jones, Director of Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) in the Tacoma Public School District. Following the program, attendees enjoyed Indian and Vietnamese food while listening to music by Tony Colinares and Graceland Manila.

2016 Asian Pacific Islanders Rising by embRACE

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