Salem event on Feb. 28

Dear AAJA Portland members and friends:

You’re invited to a Salem Capitol forum discussion and tour hosted by AAJA Portland. The Feb. 28 event is a great way to learn about Asian American Pacific Islander issues in state government and network with Oregon journalists. We hope to see you there!

What: Capitol discussion and tour.

Who: AAJA members, journalists and Asian American Pacific Islander community members and three invited panelists:
Liani Reeves, attorney at state Department of Justice and on the Oregon Commission on Asian Affairs; Patrick Sieng, legislative assistant to state Rep. Jean Cowan, D-Newport, and candidate for Salem-Keizer School Board; Carol Suzuki, operations director for Senate Majority Office, who also has
been on the commission.
Panel topics: Asian American Pacific Islander participation in Oregon government and politics, also discussion of Capitol reporting with Peter Wong, Statesman Journal reporter.

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. Program is expected to last until 11:15 a.m., and then include a tour of the Capitol. Lunch is on your own.

Where: Room 43 (press conference room), Capitol. Please use the east entrance, as the Capitol itself will be closed. (Entry will be by key card and coordinated by event organizers.)

Questions? Please contact Peter Wong at or Ruth Liao at

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