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2017 Ohio Asian American Legislative Day

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Ohio State Capitol Atrium

1 Capitol Square

Columbus, OH 43215

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ENGAGE with our speakers and attendees

ADVOCATE to your State Representatives & Senators to make YOUR voice heard

LEARN about issues affecting all Asian Americans


Advocacy Issues for the 2017 Legislative Day

Health Inequities (AAPI health and access to services) : This session will discuss the opioid crisis, Hep B prevention and control, and why Medicaid expansion and Medicaid funding is vital to the AAPI community.
Preserving rights of DACA Recipients and Other Immigrants : This session will discuss challenges of all undocumented immigrants, particularly those with DACA status. Focus will be upon privacy rights, obtaining state IDs, and opportunities for work and higher education.
Safety Issues in the Current Environment : This session will discuss hate crimes and bias-related incidents within the AAPI community, how to advocate our concerns, and how state policies and statutes can address these growing concerns.


Who should attend?

All with an interest in Asian American Affairs, including:

  • Ethnic community, civic, and faith-based leaders
  • Asian business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Older adults
  • Young adults and professionals
  • College and high school students

Contact oaahc@oahcoalition.org for general and transportation inquiries.

This is a free event.

Registration includes participant roundtrip bus transportation, snack and a participant seat.

Sponsored by the Ohio Asian American Health Coalition & Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council

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Ohio State Capitol Atrium

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