Katie Kalvoda, who’s recently founded a new political action campaign in OC, “Asian Americans Rising,” among other newly realized political talents, has the full hour, to explore them all as she institutionalizes these organizations right here, right now. Asian Americans Rising is a political action committee that elevates the political impact of the AAPI community through civic engagement, issue advocacy, and promotion of candidates at the local, state, and national levels who represent the interests of the American Asian Pacific Islander community in Orange County. Asian Americans Rising can be followed on a host of social media platforms for details about their upcoming Summit and Presidential Convention September 7-8, at the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center venues in Costa Mesa.
Because elections matter, we begin our coverage of candidates who have filed to run in the 3/12/19 special election for the Orange County Board of Supervisors District 3. Former Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will be the first candidate. Details about this special election are available at: https://ocvote.com/.
In the second segment (minute 36:23), Kathy Orlinksy and Dana Leslie of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, will present 2019 Citizens’ Climate Lobby Southern California Regional Conference program Feb. 23-24 on the Cal State L.A. campus. This program is entitled, “2019: The Tipping Point.” They talk about their compelling themes and guests. Registration details are available at:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-citizens-climate-lobby-southern-california-conference-registration-53164341978.
We begin electoral coverage with a CA State Senator Kevin de León, challenging incumbent US Senate Diane Feinstein in this year’s general election on November 6th.
In the second segment (min 24:30), OC Registrar of Voters, Neal Kelley weighs in with how he’s managing this year’s midterm election; it’s the ritual, we have elections – we talk to Neal. Important voter information is available on his always improving website: https://www.ocvote.com/. On November 6th the office can be reached by phone at: 714-567-7600.
UCI Professor Linda Trinh Vo and Ms. Tram Le, Director and Associate Director respectively of the Vietnamese American Oral History Project, cover the current exhibit that they co-curated: “Vietnam Focus: Generations of Stories.” Show Dates: July 17, 2015 – February 26, 2016; Old Orange County Courthouse; 3rd Floor Historic Gallery, 211 West Santa Ana Boulevard; Santa Ana, CA 92706 Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri, 8am – 4:30pm; as well as the following Saturdays: 8/22, 9/19, 10/17, 11/14, 12/19, 1/23. More information is available at: http://sites.uci.edu/vaohp/programs/events-vietnamesefocus/ and for additional questions: firstname.lastname@example.org