Young Leaders Symposium

Thank you to everyone for joining us for the Commonwealth of MA Asian American Commission’s 7th Annual Young Leaders Symposium, “Leadership Through Social Justice,” Saturday, September 22, 2018.

A special thank you to the following individuals & organizations!

– Co-host/community partner – Vietnamese American Initiative for Development

– Event Sponsors – Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Philippine Medical Association – New EnglandSpa-a-Licious Therapeutic Massage and Body TreatmentsColumbus Hospitality GroupMija Cantina & Tequila BarFlour Bakery+CafeJoy Sauce

– Keynote speaker – Professor C.N. Le, Senior Lecturer in the Sociology department & Director of the Asian & Asian American Studies Certificate Program – UMass Amherst

– Workshop leaders – AAC’s Health & Human Services Committee, Coco Alinsug – Fenway Health, Jeffrey Lau & Wendy Jamsri, and A-VOYCE – Asian Community Development Corporation

– AAC Commissioners and YLS Co-Chairs – Nina Liang and Kim Truong

Congratulations to our scholarship winners, Cindy Tao, Michelle Nguyen, and Julia Mei! Thank you to all of our applicants this year. It was incredibly difficult to decide on our winners among our record number of applications this year. We hope you will all continue to be advocates for the AAPI community!