Conference Program: Grounding the AAPI Policy Voice through Survey

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9:30am – 10:30am Conference Set-up 10:30am – 12pm Student Session: Sharing common concerns, interests and aspirations Sophia Cheng (UCLA) and Emily Le (UCLA) 12:15pm – 12:55pm Registration 1:00pm – 1:10pm Opening and introduction Shirley Hune (University of Washington) 1:10pm – 1:25pm Keynote: The value of scientifically sound surveys for public policy planning and making Kendee Yamaguchi (Director of Policy, Legislative Affairs and External Relations for the Washington State Office of the Attorney General, former Executive Director of the Washington State Commission on Asian and Pacific American Affairs) 1:30pm – 2:20pm National Surveys: Models, Challenges, and Opportunities Carolyn Wong (University of Massachusetts, Boston), moderator Butch de Castro (University of Washington): The National Latino and Asian American Study Cary Funk (Pew Research Center): The Rise of Asian Americans Survey Karthick Ramakrishnan (UC Riverside): Asian American Political Participation Survey 2:25 – 3:15pm State and Local Efforts: Representing Community Views Donald Chi (University of Washington), moderator Ninez Ponce (UCLA): California Health Interview Survey Sophia Cheng and Asma Men (UCLA): A3PCON-UCLA Sili Savusa (Executive Director, White Center Community Development Association): Pacific Islander communities 3:15pm – 3:30pm Break

3:30pm – 4:20pm Methodological Intersections: Survey and Complementary Approaches

Linda Vo (UC Irvine), moderator Monica Trieu (Purdue) Michael Itti (Program Coordinator, Asian Pacific Islander Voices in Education Initiative, Win/Win) Sharyne Shiu-Thornton (Interim Community Development Association)

4:25pm – 5:00pm Closing Session

Paul Ong (UCLA) Butch de Castro (University of Washington and Board Member, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum) Hyeok Kim (Interim Community Development Association and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) Taeku Lee (UC Berkeley)

5:00pm – 6:00pm Social hour