Breaking Barriers: AAPI Trailblazers in State Government

The Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia invites you to watch a conversation with AAPI members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Rep. Tram T. Nguyen MC/MPA ’24 and Rep. Tackey Chan. Rep. Nguyen and Rep. Chan discussed the importance of AAPI representation in state government, policy issues that impact AAPI communities, and running for office. They detailed the unique challenges faced by AAPI communities, the importance of coalition building, and specific policy issues that they have supported/introduced that are important to AAPI communities in Massachusetts. Professor Desmond Ang, assistant professor of Public Policy and Ash Center affiliated faculty member, moderated.