Assemblywoman Young Kim hosts 2nd Annual Asian American Heritage Month celebration

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Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton) hosted her 2nd Annual Asian American Heritage Month event on Saturday at the Buena Park Community Center, in partnership with the City of Buena Park. Over 200 people were in attendance.

“I am so honored to be able to host my 2nd Annual Asian Heritage Month Event to celebrate the rich diversity of California and recognize the important role that the API community has played in our state and in the 65th Assembly District,” said Kim.

Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton) hosted her 2nd Annual Asian American Heritage Month event on Saturday at the Buena Park Community Center, in partnership with the City of Buena Park. Over 200 people were in attendance.

“I am so honored to be able to host my 2nd Annual Asian Heritage Month Event to celebrate the rich diversity of California and recognize the important role that the API community has played in our state and in the 65th Assembly District,” said Kim.

The program for the event featured diverse cultural performances by the Korean American Youth Performing Artists, Viet Cam Dance, North Orange County Chinese Culture Association, and Deliver us Ensemble. The attendees also enjoyed a “Taste of Asian Cuisine” courtesy of Hanshik Globalization Foundation. In addition, Kim recognized two API community leaders, Cathlyn Choi and Youngsong Martin.

“I am so happy to have had the chance to honor these two wonderful ladies and recognize their incredible accomplishments,” said Kim. Choi is the host and producer of a popular PBS cooking show “Cathlyn’s Korean Kitchen” and the creator of “Asian Voices.”

Martin is a multi-award-winning fashion designer and entrepreneur who founded Wildflower Linens. Other community partners included the Korean American Federation of Orange County, Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County, OC Korean American Bar Association, OC Chinese American Chamber of Commerce, North Orange County Chinese Culture Association, Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce, Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County, Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association and the Asian Business Association of Orange County. Kim plans to continue to host an Asian American Heritage Month Celebration every year to celebrate the diversity of the 65th Assembly District.

Kim is the first Asian American to represent the 65th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Palma, and Stanton.

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