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Advancing Justice-Atlanta to host Annual Asian American Advocacy Day with communities, organizations, and legislators


Norcross, GA, February 20, 2020 — On Monday, February 24th from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta (Advancing Justice-Atlanta) will host its Ninth Annual Asian American Advocacy Day at the Floyd Room of the James H. Floyd Building in downtown Atlanta. Asian American Advocacy Day is designed to be a relationship-building opportunity for the Asian American community, Georgia elected officials and other policy makers.

This year’s event, we have six legislators confirmed as featured speakers and twenty-one organizations and business leaders sponsoring the event:

Several distinguished representatives and senators scheduled to attend (speakers listed in alphabetical order):
Rep. Teri Anulewicz
House Minority Whip William Boddie
Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson
Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick
Sen. Chuck Payne
Rep. Kevin Tanner

The day will begin with a breakfast session in the Floyd Room at the James H. Floyd Building (200 Piedmont Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30334) at 7:30 AM. Attendees will have the opprotunity to take a picture at the state capitol at 10:00AM, and lobbying will start afterward.

During the Lobby Day portion of the event several Asian Chambers of Commerce and Associations will be hondered on the floor of the House of Representatives through a House Resolution. The honorees are:
Global Federation of Chinese Business Women Chamber
Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of Greater Georgia
Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce of Greater Georgia
Asian Real Estate Association of America
Republic of China Veterans Association
Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce
Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia
Southeast United States Korean Chamber of Commerce
Korean American Chamber of Commerce
Georgia Korean American Grocers Association
Vietnamese-American Community of Georgia
Taipei Economic Cultural Office

Members of the media with appropriate credentials will be admitted for free, but RSVP is requested. Please RSVP to James Woo at jwoo@advancingjustice-atlanta.org

WHAT: Ninth Annual Asian American Advocacy Day
WHEN: Monday, February 24th, 2020, 7:30AM - 1:00PM
WHERE: Floyd Room, 20th floor, James H Floyd Building (200 Piedmont Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30334)

Sponsor organizations
Stern Law
KPPB Law
GAPABA
Kuck Baxter Immigration
Immigration for You
Latino Community Fund Georgia
Korean American Coalition
Council on American - Islamic Relations - Georgia
GALEO
Asian American Advocacy Fund
Georgia Muslim Project
Equality Labs
ICNA Relief
Vietnamese - American Community of Georgia
Center for Pan Asian Community Services
Black Alliance for Just Immigration
Laotian American National Alliance
Georgia Shift
Southern Poverty Law Center
Georgia Korean Grocers Association