The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) will be holding a public board meeting on November 21, 2015 at the Filipino Community Center in Seattle.

The meeting will have local and state leaders speak on the Governor’s business diversity subcabinet and health equity for Pacific Islanders. The Commission will also discuss its agenda for the 2016 legislative session. Members of the public are welcome to provide public comment during the meeting beginning at 12:00 p.m.

CAPAA was established by the state Legislature in 1974 to improve the well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) by ensuring their access to participation in the fields of government, business, education, and other areas. It has a board made up of 12-governor appointed members that represent the diverse APA communities of Washington State.

Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs Public Board Meeting happens November 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Filipino Community Center of Seattle (5740 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle, WA 98118). Public comment begins at 12:00 p.m. For more information, visit the CAPAA website at

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