Make your voice heard and learn how to make a difference!
The annual Ohio AAPI Legislative Day is an opportunity for Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) from across the state of Ohio to convene and foster dialogue with state legislators on policy issues affecting our communities, including:
-Combating hate crimes and racial profiling
-Opioid addiction and mental health
-Increasing access to state services
Event Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Event Time: 10am-4:30pm (Check-in begins at 9am)
Location: The Ohio Statehouse Atrium, Columbus, OH
Cost: FREE but registration is required!...
Online registration opens on May 21st at oahcoalition.org! Individuals of all ages, ethnicities, and occupations are encouraged to attend, including students! Lunch and bus transportation will be provided.
7:30-8:30am Regional Bus/Van pick ups
9:00-10:00am Check-in, Coffee, & Networking
10:00-10:10am Welcome & Opening Remarks
10:15-11:15am Breakout Session 1 (Combating Hate Crimes & Racial Profiling OR Opioid Addiction & Mental Health)
11:20-11:50am Moderated Panel with AAPI Leaders: How to Make a Difference
11:50am-12:40pm Lunch & Networking with State Legislators/staffers
12:45-1:45pm Breakout Session 2 (Increasing Access to State Services OR Gun Control)
1:50-2:20pm Final Preparation for Legislative Visits
2:20-4:00pm Legislative Visits
4:00-4:30pm Debriefing, Closing Remarks & Networking
4:40pm Board buses/vans to leave Columbus
Sponsored by the Ohio Asian American Health Coalition and the Ohio Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council