Congressional Asian American Democrats Create Video Celebrating APAHM2016

From top left (clockwise): Rep. Mark Takano (CA), Rep. Doris Matsui (CA), Rep. Ted Lieu (CA), Rep. Ami Bera (CA), Sen. Mazie Hirono (HI), Rep. Grace Meng (NY), Rep. Judy Chu (CA), Rep. Mike Honda (CA). (Photo Credit: DNC)
From top left (clockwise): Rep. Mark Takano (CA), Rep. Doris Matsui (CA), Rep. Ted Lieu (CA), Rep. Ami Bera (CA), Sen. Mazie Hirono (HI), Rep. Grace Meng (NY), Rep. Judy Chu (CA), Rep. Mike Honda (CA). (Photo Credit: DNC)

Marking the closing of this year’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (which is celebrated every year for the month of May), eight of Congress’ Asian American Democratic members came together this week to shoot a video honouring the history and contributions of the¬†AAPI community (after the jump).

Representatives Mark Takano, Doris Matsui ,Ted Lieu, Ami Bera, Judy Chu and Mike Honda of California were joined by their colleagues Rep. Grace Meng of New York and Senator Mazie Hirono of Hawaii to film the three-and-a-half minute video highlighting the accomplishments of historic Asian American civil rights icons such as Fred Korematsu and Dalip Singh Saund, as well as the growing number of young Asian Americans — most of them Democrats — who are dedicating their lives to public service.

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