Date: Friday, August 19th, 5-7PM
Location: City Hall, City of San Mateo
330 W 20th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403
**Garden Patio Entrance through the Back Parking Lot**
The San Mateo County AAPI Task Force inaugural dinner and the program will include keynote speakers on Public Safety and Civic Engagement, as well as launch the San Mateo County AAPI Community Leaders Directory, a community-generated power map of nonprofit, faith, business and elected representatives in the County.
Request attendees are up-to-date on their vaccinations.
5:00 - 5:30 PM Dinner Served on the back Garden Patio
5:30 - 7 PM Program & Social Hour, Conference Room C
Introduce the Community Directory & Key Initiatives
AAPI Voter Representation in San Mateo County Dr. Mindy Romero, Founder & Director of the Center for Inclusive Democracy
AAPI Voter Education & Engagement Best Practices Christine Chen, Founder & Executive Director, APIAVote
Community Policing: Strategies that Serve & Protect AAPI Communities Police Chief Ed Barberini, City of San Mateo
Link to zoom meeting recording! (Access Passcode: @&+V0X#H)
Link to Keynote Speaker Presentations
Read the San Mateo County Inaugural Civic Leadership Forum Press Release:
AAPI leadership forum occurring in San Mateo: Event to help amid rise in anti-Asian hate (Curtis Driscoll, San Mateo Daily Journal, August 18, 2022)
San Mateo City Hall AAPI Task Force Event (Hero Fu, KTSF26, August 19, 2022)
Announcements & Volunteer Opportunities
Nancy Bui, Director of Equity & Inclusion of the San Mateo Foster City School District is actively recruiting AAPI community members to join the Culturally Responsive Curriculum and Practices Task Force. Please fill out the interest form by September 9.
Sara O’Brien, Elections Specialist from the County of San Mateo Registration & Elections Division is recruiting additional members for our Language Access Accessibility Committee and seasonal Filipino language proofreaders.
AAPI 2022 National Civic Leadership Forum in Las Vegas from September 11-13, 2022. Register Online!
San Mateo & San Francisco AAPI Voter Engagement Training in Millbrae on October 1st from 8:30AM-noon. REGISTRATION OPEN - SAVE THE DATE!