governor wolf’s advisory commission on apa affairs Friday, Nov. 11 | 11:30am–1:30pm | UPenn
Meet the commissioners who represent the AAPI community on Governor Wolf’s Advisory Commission at the first ever public hearing and community listening session. To learn more about the Commission please visit our website: governor.pa.gov/gacapaa
Moderated by Commission Executive Director Tiffany Chang Lawson
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Join us for an interactive conversation with the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. GACAPAA is responsible for serving as the advocate agency in the Commonwealth for our diverse AAPI communities. The Commission wants to hear about the challenges facing the AAPI communities in Greater Philadelphia and how we can leverage our strengths to effectively advocate for, promote resources to, and best serve our AAPI communities. Space is limited and your participation is critical. Please plan to attend. About the Commission: The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs was created by Executive Order and consists of Commissioners that have been appointed by Governor Tom Wolf. GACAPAA is responsible for advising Governor Wolf on policies, procedures and legislation that have an impact on the diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in Pennsylvania. The Commission also serves as a liaison to federal, state and local agencies to ensure that services affecting AAPIs are effectively utilized and promoted; serve as a resource for community groups and provide forums for developing strategies and programs that will expand and enhance the civic, social, education, cultural and economic status of the AAPI communities; identify programs, scholarships, mentoring programs, and resource for the benefit and advancement of AAPIs. The Commission also acts as an advocate for policies and legislation it feels serves the best interest of AAPIs in Pennsylvania.
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