API Council representatives joined San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee, Supervisors Aaron Peskin, Jane Kim, Katy Tang, Norman Yee and Assessor Carmen Chu at the API Council’s Budget Advocacy Press Conference on July 12, 2016 at Ping Yuen Public Housing to announce a $4M commitment to the API community for Fiscal Year 2016 – 2017.
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi met with the members from the API Council on May 31, 2016 at Nihonmachi Terrace to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. This is an annual event with Congresswoman Pelosi. At the Roundtable, API Council brought up several issues like immigration, affordable housing, Head Start/Child Care programs, youth programs and senior programs. Leader Pelosi thanked the Council for its leadership and advocacy efforts, and pledged her support for the API community.