July 27, 2012
For immediate release
Press contact: Deborah Wang (330) 645-5805; firstname.lastname@example.org; or
Kate Moraras; 202-507-1874; Kate.Moraras@ed.gov (White House AAPI Initiative)
Federal Officials Connect with Midwestern Asian Pacific Islander Community
White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders holds Midwest Regional Action Summit in Columbus, OH
COLUMBUS – On July 13, 2012, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) convened senior Obama Administration officials and over 260 AAPI community members at a Midwest Regional Action Summit. Held in Meiling Hall at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, the Summit followed a series of open meetings with community leaders in Midwestern states experiencing rapid AAPI population growth.