The Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans and Hmong American Partnership invites you to the 2012 Asian Pacific Town Hall Meeting. The day’s event will include a presentation on initial data from the 2010 Census data and the significance and implications for the Asian Pacific community. Afterwards a short panel will provide recommendation and comments. Lastly, a town hall style dialogue will be held with state senators Sen. Roger Chamberlain and Sen. John Harrington.
Community members and friends are invited to meet and speak with elected officials in their community. With the 2012 legislative session coming up you have the right to learn more about the what is going on at the Capitol and voice your concerns.
When and Where:
Saturday, Februray 18, 2012, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Hmong American Partnership, 1075 Arcade Street, St. Paul, Mn 55106
*** Light Breakfast and Refreshments will be available***
- Registration and networking (9:30-10:00 am)
- Welcome and Introductions
- 2010 Census Presentation
- Panel discussion on the significance and implications of the Census data and recommendations for leaders.
- Townhall meeting with MN State Legislators
Confirmed Special Guests
Senator Roger Chamberlain (R) District 53, (North Oaks, White Bear Lake, Lino Lakes)
Senator John Harrington (D) District 67, (St. Paul, Battle Creek, Highwood)
Who should attend?
This event is free and open to the public. Community members, public leaders, and community organizations invested in working with the Asian Pacific community are encouraged to attend.
1. Get updated on the latest US Census figures on Asian Pacific populations in Minnesota, including education, economic, and other demographic data.
2. Network with community leaders from the Asian Pacific community and with leaders that work with the Asian Pacific community.
3. Participate in a community-wide discussion on addressing a range of issues, such as jobs, education, housing, health, civil rights, and pending state legislation.
4. Speak to legislators from both Republican and Democratic parties. Advocate on issues you care about!
To rsvp, visit: http://townhall2012.eventbrite.com
Please direct questions to:
Brian Kao, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (651) 757-1742.
Kham Moua, Hmong American Partnership, at email@example.com or (651) 495-1567.