Oakland Mayor Honored at City Hall

Photo credit: Office of City Councilmember Margaret Chin.

City Councilmember Margaret Chin along with the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus and Women’s Caucus hosted a reception at City Hall today for Jean Quan, the mayor of Oakland. They presented Quan with a proclamation recognizing “her many achievements and groundbreaking appointment as the first female Chinese-American elected as Mayor of a major U.S. city.”

Earlier today, Quan took part in a news conference at the Nom Wah Tea Parlor, hosted by the advocacy and housing organization, Asian Americans for Equality. Tomorrow night, at AAFE’s annual Lunar New Year Banquet, Quan will be one of several honorees being presnted with the 2011 “Dream of Equality Award.”

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