Tue, Jan 18, 2011 -- 9:00 AM
Asian-American Political EngagementDownload audio (MP3)
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