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Date and Location

April 11, 2023
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM EST
Malkin Penthouse



​The Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia and the AAPI Student Caucus invite you to 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 will discuss the importance of AAPI representation in state government, policy issues that impact AAPI communities, and running for office. They will detail 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, will moderate.

Speakers and Presenters

Representative Tram T. Nguyen is the State Representative for the 18th Essex District, which includes parts of Andover, Boxford, North Andover, and Tewksbury. Representative Tackey Chan is the State Representative for the Second Norfolk District, including fourteen of the thirty precincts in Quincy, Massachusetts.​


Additional Organizers

​AAPI Student Caucus