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Support Statements

Many people have expressed their feelings about supporting the Rally for Inclusion. Whether you are an elected official or an everyday person, your feelings and thoughts about upholding immigrant and refugee rights and more broadly civil and human rights are important to share. Here are a few short statements.

Redwood City Resolution

We wish to thank OCA - Redwood City for reaching out to the assistant city clerk, who placed this resolution…

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New York Resolution

We wish to thank OCA - Long Island for reaching out to Flushing City Council Member Peter Koo, who placed this resolution before the New York City Council.
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Milwaukee Resolution

We wish to thank the OCA - Wisconsin for placing this resolution before the Milwaukee City Council.
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Governor Jerry Brown’s APAHM Declaration

We salute Governor Jerry Brown for recognizing the significance of the Chinese Exclusion Act in his 2017 Declaration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month.
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Sacramento Resolution

We wish to thank our friends at OCA - Sacramento for winning the passage of a resolution to declare May 6 A Day of Inclusion in Sacramento, California.
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Esther Leong

Esther Leong is the Administrative Director of the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach. She shares with us a personal story of the impact of growing up in SF Chinatown amid the legacy of exclusion.
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Judy Chu

Judy Chu was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in July 2009. Rep. Chu represents the 27th Congressional District, which includes Pasadena and the west San Gabriel Valley of southern California. She currently serves on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.
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Seattle Proclamation

We are pleased to present a proclamation declaring May 6 as a Day of Inclusion in Seattle, Washington. We wish to thank the OCA - Greater Seattle for their work in securing the unanimous support of the Seattle City Council to affirm immigrant and refugee rights.
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David Chiu

Assemblymember David Chiu was elected in November 2014 to represent the eastern part of San Francisco in the California State Assembly. He formerly served three consecutive terms as the Chair of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
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Connie Young Yu

Connie Young Yu is a writer, historian and lecturer on Chinese American issues. She is the author of two books Profiles in Excellence: Peninsula Chinese Americans and Chinatown San Jose, U.S.A.
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San Francisco City Resolution

We wish to thank San Francisco Supervisor Sandy Fewer for taking the lead on passing the May 6 Day of Inclusion resolution.
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Alameda Proclamation

We wish to thank Michael Moon and Vicki Shu of OCA-East Bay for securing the Alameda proclamation to commemorate May 6 and promote the value of inclusion and cultural diversity.
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