Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter

Please refer to the Press Release from the Black and Latino Caucus highlighting the Ten-Point Plan to Address Police Violence and Advance Racial Justice.


On June 4, 2020, The Asian American Commission passed this Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter by a majority vote. Every Commissioner had an opportunity to submit one vote. The vote was ratified by 11 affirmative votes at 1:21pm. As per AAC’s bylaws, the majority vote stands.

Recorded votes:

Yeas:
Vira Douangmany Cage
Bora Chiemruom
Sam Hyun
Danielle Kim
Nate Bae KupelĀ 
Mabel Lam
Mary Lee
Nina Liang
Philjay Solar
Haniya Syeda
Ying Wang

Nays: None heard

Abstentions: None heard

Additionally, 2 votes were cast immediately following publication of the statement on June 4, 2020.

Yeas:
Vanna Howard
Dimple Rana

The following Commissioners below did not respond with a vote to the statement on June 4, 2020.

Jonjy Ananth
Meenakshi Bharath
Mary Chin
Gilbert Ho
Pralhad KC
Betty King
Wingkay Leung