Here are the 2019 AAPI Heritage Month honorees

Rozic with AAPIHM honorees

Continuing an annual tradition, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic honored four community leaders as part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, celebrated every May.

Here are the honorees this year:

  • John Park, executive director, MinKwon Center for Community Action
  • Clara Kang, principal, PS 376
  • Karen Lin, SLT co-chair, Townsend Harris High School
  • Joby Jacob, co-founder, Motor Parkway East

“Queens is enriched by those who have dedicated themselves to the tireless work of advocacy and engagement, and I am proud to recognize this year’s honorees for their leadership in our community,” Rozic says. “Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month serves not only asa . reminder of the strength in our diversity, but the collective commitment to empowering others as we work towards leaving our community greater than we found it.”

Past honorees of this honor include representatives from Asian Americans for Equality, The Hindu Temple Society of North America, Korean American Family Services Center, and the South Asian Council for Social Services.

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