Tue, Jan 18, 2011 -- 9:00 AM

Asian-American Political Engagement

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In recent months, the profile of Asian-Americans in elected office in the Bay Area and beyond has risen, with newly sworn-in mayors in Oakland and San Francisco, and an increased presence in Sacramento. We look at the political evolution, and what it may signify.

Host: Scott Shafer


  • Evan Low, Campbell City councilmember and senior district representative for State Assemblymember Paul Fong
  • James Lai, associate professor of political science and ethnic studies at Santa Clara University
  • Jane Kim, San Francisco supervisor for District 6
  • Taeku Lee, professor of political science and law at UC Berkeley

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