Kim to host Asian American and Pacific Islander Month celebration on May 1

HARRISBURG, April 28 – State Rep. Patty Kim, D-Dauphin, will join legislators, community members and fellow Asian Americans to celebrate the start of Asian American and Pacific Islander Month on Monday, May 1, in the Capitol’s East Wing Rotunda.

Dancing will precede the opening remarks at 10:40 a.m. The program will officially begin at 11 a.m.

The following is the run of show.


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Pennsylvania Legislative Asian Pacific American Caucus

RUN OF SHOW – AAPI Heritage Month Celebration/PLAPAC Formation

11 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2023, PA Capitol Building, East Wing Rotunda



10:40-10:50 AM

Performance - Nandanik Dance Troupe

10:50-11:00 AM

Performance - Nandanik Dance Troupe

11:00-11:05 AM

Chair. Kim – Welcome/Resolution/Caucus Announcement

11:10-11:15 AM

LT. Governor Austin Davis – Brief Remarks

11:20-11:25 AM

House Speaker Joanna McClinton – Brief Remarks

11:30-11:35 AM

Secretary Akbar Hossain – Personal Story/Acknowledge Staff

11:35-11:40 AM

Senator Saval/Senator Maria Collett - AAPI Curriculum

11:40-11:45 AM

Representative Tarik Khan – Legislation/Personal

11:45-11:50 AM

Representative Arvind Venkat – Personal/Acknowledge Dancers

11:50-11:55 AM

Rep. Thank you - Chair Kim

11:55-12:00 PM

Performance - Nandanik Dance Troupe


Buffet Luncheon


API Political Alliance

Make Us Visible (MUVA)

George Cho