C100 Washington Leadership Dialogue Engages Key Congressional Leaders

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C100 Chairman Dominic Ng and Senator Scott Brown.

The C100 Washington Leadership Dialogue convened with key leaders from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives: Senator Scott Brown (R-MA), Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), U.S.-China Working Group Co-Chairs Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA), and Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA).

Ming Chen Hsu opened the meeting with Senator Scott Brown and introduced Chairman Dominic Ng, who expressed the Committee’s gratitude for Senator Brown’s leadership role in the passage of Senate Resolution 201 expressing regret for the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Laws. Two members with Massachusetts connections, Boston-based Ming Tsai and Wellesley-linked Lulu C. Wang, reaffirmed the Committee’s appreciation.

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C100 Delegation discusses vital U.S.-China issues with Senator Jim Webb.

C100 delegates met with Senator Jim Webb, Chairman of the East Asian and Pacific Sub-Committee, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, to discuss U.S. security interests in the Asia Pacific region.

The C100 delegation also briefed U.S.-China Working Group Co-Chairs Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-2) and Rep. Charles Boustany (LA-7) on key findings of C-100’s Public Perceptions Opinion Survey 2012. The Congressmen engaged in substantial back-and-forth discussion on the survey content with Ng and Stewart Kwoh.

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Southern California Vice-Chair Stewart Kwoh (center) and Michael Lin brief Congressman Howard Berman

on key findings and recommendations from C100’s 2012 U.S.-China Public Perceptions Survey.

The delegation’s visit to Capitol Hill concluded with a discussion with Rep. Howard Berman (CA-28). C-100 members Hsu, Bob Gee, Kwoh, Michael Lin, and Ben Wu participated in the meeting.

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MEMBERS INVOLVED

Dominic Ng

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank

Ming Chen Hsu

International business specialist and consultant

Ming Tsai

Chinese-American restauranteur

Lulu C. Wang

Money management specialist

Stewart Kwoh

Nationally recognized civil rights leader

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