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Guam - Guam Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo marked Asian Pacific Heritage month by joining her colleagues on the floor of the House Wednesday to speak about the important contributions to the country's history made by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
READ Congresswoman Bordallo's release in FULL below:
Bordallo Joins Colleagues on House Floor in Honor of APA Heritage Month
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 16, 2012 – Washington, D.C. –
Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today joined her colleagues of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) on the Floor of the House in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Members spoke about the important contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made, and will continue to make to the United States, as well as the unique challenges that face the APA community. Congresswoman Bordallo is the CAPAC Vice Chair.
Video of the Congresswoman speaking on the Floor of the House can be found here.
“The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus represents a very large and diverse community,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “More than 18.5 million Asians and Pacific Americans call America home, and our community contributes to every aspect of American life. This month is an opportunity to celebrate our country’s diversity, recognize the sacrifices and contributions APAs make to our nation, and educate all Americans of the unique role our community plays in our country. As the Vice Chair of CAPAC, I continue to work with my colleagues in Congress to advance issues important to the APA community.”
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