Register Now for Ohio AAPI Legislative Day 2012!

The Governor’s Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council is excited to announce the 3rd annual Ohio Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Legislative Day, to take place on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m, at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.  Click here to register today!

Last year nearly 300 AAPIs gathered at the Statehouse to showcase the growth and influence of our community in Ohio and to get to know our legislators.  Click here to see photos and stories from Ohio AAPI Legislative Day 2011.

Register by May 19, 2012 to join hundreds of other AAPIs and allies from all across Ohio at the Statehouse in Columbus for a day of non-partisan civic engagement activities and education.


  • Learn about how state government works
  • Take a tour of the Statehouse
  • Meet with state senators and representatives
  • Featured guests (to be invited):

o The Honorable State of Ohio Governor John Kasich
o 1st Korean American State Representative Cliff Rosenberger
o 1st Asian Indian State Representative Jay Goyal
o And many other state leaders

A $10 donation is suggested to help cover the cost of lunch and snacks.  You may give online here:  Please be sure to enter ‘AAPI Leg. Day’ in the Designation field.

Alternately, you may write a check payable to “ASIA” (memo: ‘AAPI Leg. Day’) and mail it to:

Attn: AAPI Leg. Day
730 Carroll St. Akron,
OH 44304

Please include participant’s name and ‘AAPI Leg. Day’ on the check; checks must be received by May 19, 2012.  *Those who register after May 19, 2012 cannot be guaranteed transportation, snack bag, or lunch box.

For more information, questions, or transportation inquiries, please contact:

Akron—Michael Byun,, 330-612-0483
Cincinnati—Arlene DeSilva,, 513-871-4242
Cleveland—Michael Byun,, 330-612-0483
Columbus—Dr. Yung-Chen Lu,, 614-805-4283
Dayton—Ron Katsuyama,, 937-470-4869
Toledo—Hewen Slak,, 419-471-0138

Click here to register!