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Five Korean Americans running for Congress speak out
September 30, 2020 @ 4:00 CDT - 5:00 CDTFree
Five Korean Americans running for Congress will speak in a panel to be held Wednesday, September 30, at 4 p.m. CDT. The event, 2020 Year of the Korean American Political Hallyu: Korean Americans running for Congress: History in the Making. The event will include three representatives running as incumbents: Andy Kim (D-NJ 3rd Congressional District); Michelle Park Steel (R-CA 48th Congressional District); and Young Kim (R-CA 39th Congressional District). The panel will also include two candidates running for Congress for the first time. Immigration attorney David Kim is running for California’s 34th Congressional District, which includes Los Angeles’ Koreatown among other minority neighborhoods. If elected, he will be the first Korean American to represent the district that includes Koreatown. Marilyn Strickland, the mayor of Tacoma, Washington, is running for Washington’s 10th Congressional District, on her record of returning economic prosperity to Tacoma through investment in jobs, infrastructure and education.
The Zoom info session is free, but registration is required. See the link.
The sponsoring organization is the Korean Americans for Political Action, which works on behalf of Korean Americans to advance public policy and elect Korean Americans to leadership in the U.S.