New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim,the first Korean American elected lawmaker in New York State, will talk about the role of business in politics, struggles as an Asian American in leadership, and political issues affecting us today.
There will be time for a Q&A session. This is a great opportunity for students who might be thinking about government, law, business, or civic engagement. All majors and schools are welcome! Free food and refreshments will be provided as well! This event has been approved for Civic Engagement Training hours.
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- For more information on Assemblyman Ron Kim, check out his official bio!
- An Interesting Read and Video on the interplay between business and politics in Flushing, New York
- Check out this great video from BBC News on “The Korean American Success Story” to learn more about Assemblyman Ron Kim!
We would like to thank Assemblyman Ron Kim and his wife, Alison Tan for visiting Boston College and to everyone who came out to event despite a rainy Saturday afternoon! Their insights were not only inspirational but also helpful in shaping how we should see the world moving forward. If you missed the event, check out this article from The Heights!