WASHINGTON, DC – Five state elected officials from diverse Asian American backgrounds and regions traveled to Japan last month as part of the 2014 Asian American Leadership Delegation (AALD) program. From November 14 to 22, the Delegation traveled to Tokyo and Kyoto and exchanged ideas with Japanese political and government leaders, business executives and non-profit leaders, creating networks that can mutually benefit the U.S.-Japan relationship.
The five state legislators are:
- Representative Sylvia Luke – House of Representatives, State of Hawaii
- Assemblyman Raj Mukherji – General Assembly, State of New Jersey
- Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos – House of Representatives,...