AAC: 12th Annual Unity Dinner Fundraiser
of Massachusetts Asian American Commission Announces Awardees &
Speakers for the 12th Annual Unity Dinner Fundraiser
Boston University at 7PM with a Networking Reception at 6PM
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Asian American Commission
(AAC) 12th Annual Unity Dinner will be held on Thursday, May 3 at Boston
University at 7PM preceded by a networking reception with appetizers and a cash bar starting at 6PM.
Proceeds will be used to support, expand and strengthen AAC's advocacy
work on behalf of the Asian American community in the Commonwealth.
"We are excited to have Commissioners from the Asian American Commission
emcee our event themed, #RepresentASIAN as we honor the work of Dr.
Richard Chu (recipient of the Community Hero Award); Wheelock Family
Theatre (recipient of the Leadership for Diversity and Inclusion Award);
and Ms. Ranjani Saigal (recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award),"
remarked Executive Director Jenny Chiang.
Along with our accomplished awardees, we are deeply honored to have
keynote speaker, Dr. Pam Eddinger, President of Bunker Hill Community
College, the largest of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts.
Attendees will be treated to an ancient classical Indian dance form
called Bharatanatyam, performed by Thillai Fine Arts Academy. During the
reception, Que Shing Chinese Music & Opera Group will be performing
Cantonese Opera music.
About the Asian American Commission of
the Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Asian American Commission of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts was created by legislation on October 29,
2006. This Commission recognizes that the Asian American community is
the fastest growing minority group in Massachusetts. The goal of the AAC
is to recognize, as well as highlight, the vital contributions of Asian
Americans and Pacific Islanders to the social, cultural, economic, and
political life of the Commonwealth. Additionally, the AAC is involved in
identifying and addressing the various needs and challenges that
currently face the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The
Commission provides a permanent, effective voice for Asian Americans,
and is comprised of 21 diverse members who are appointed by the
Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Senate President, Speaker of the
House of Representatives, Secretary of State, and the Treasurer.
For more information on the Asian American Commission please visit http://www.aacommission.org
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