Important Issues for Asian Community
Successfully authored SB 129 for Heritage Schools offering instruction in the culture, traditions, or history, and language of a country other than the United States, giving the after school programs a pathway toward legality through a registration program with the California Department of Education.
Lunar New Year
Introduced SCR 10 naming February 19, 2015 as the Asian Lunar New Year – Year of the Ram.
Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month
Introduced SCR 52 naming May 2015 as Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.
Asian American Students Equality in Higher Education
Introduced SR 28 by calling upon Harvard University to end its focus on a student applicant’s race in its student enrollment process and to instead consider the overall individual contribution of each student candidate in a manner that does not have the practical effect of capping the number of Asian American students enrolled in its institution.
Philippine Independence Day
Introduced SCR 74 to recognize June 12th as Philippine Independence