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Congresswoman Judy Chu in Cleveland

Congresswoman Judy Chu in Cleveland
Margaret W. Wong's Offices - February 18, 2012

Judy May Chu is the U.S. Representative for California's 32nd congressional district, serving since 2009. She is the first Chinese American woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress and is chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.

The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Cleveland Chapter and Margaret W. Wong & Associates sponsored the New Faces of Leadership meet and greet with the Congresswoman.

Crowd at Judy Chu event at Margaret Wong's office

Additional support and co-sponsorship was by: Cleveland Chinese Women Association, Cleveland Contemporary Chinese Culture Association, Chinese Professionals and Entrepreneurs Association and MotivAsians for Cleveland.

Margaret Wong

Margaret Wong


Attorney Margaret W. Wong welcomed the crowd to her offices and introduced OCA of Greater Cleveland President Johnny Wu.

Margaret Wong

Margaret Wong

Johnny Wu and Margaret Wong

Johnny Wu and Margaret Wong



Johnny Wu

Johnny Wu



Christine Chen, the founding executive director of APIAVote, spoke about New Faces of Leadership and the Asian and Pacific Islander political process. She then introduced Congresswoman Judy Chu

Christine Chen of APIAVote

Christine Chen of APIAVote

US Congresswoman Judy Chu

Congresswoman Judy Chu

US Congresswoman Judy Chu told how she became the first Chinese American woman elected to the US congress

Congresswoman Judy Chu

Congresswoman Judy Chu told how she sponsored a bill to have Congress express regret about the Chinese Exclusion Act which was in existence from the 1880's till 1943.

Congresswoman Judy Chu

After the speech, Congresswoman Chu took questions from the audience. One question came from Li Luling, a Mandarin Chinese teacher in Shaker Heights. She asked Congresswoman Chu about language learning and the Confucius Institute.

Li Luling asks a question

Li Luling

The discussions continued as Congresswoman Chu mingled with the guests and posed for photos after the formal presentation.

Congresswoman Judy Chu group

Enjoy these images from the event.

Congresswoman Judy Chu

Congresswoman Judy Chu


Y.Ray Hing, Margaret Wong, Judy Chu, Judy Wong and Barbara Hing

Y.Ray Hing, Margaret Wong, Judy Chu,
Judy Wong and Barbara Hing


Bing Xu and Demi Zhang

Bing Xu and Demi Zhang


Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson and Tracy Zhang

Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson and Tracy Zhang


Margaret Wong and Subodh Chandra

Margaret Wong and Subodh Chandra


Congresswoman Judy Chu and Uny Cao

Congresswoman Judy Chu and Uny Cao


George Kwan and Gia Hoa Ryan

George Kwan and Gia Hoa Ryan


Radhika Reddy and Johnny Wu

Radhika Reddy and Johnny Wu


Xianyang Huang

Xianyang Huang


Li Luling and Congresswoman Judy Chu

Li Luling and Congresswoman Judy Chu


Eric Cheung, Jeff Johnson and Eddie Ni

Eric Cheung, Jeff Johnson and Eddie Ni


Johnny Wu, Margaret Wong, Judy Chu, Judy Wong, Michael Byun and Christine Chen

Johnny Wu, Margaret Wong, Judy Chu, Judy Wong,
Michael Byun and Christine Chen


Debbie Hanson and Bing Xu

Debbie Hanson and Bing Xu


Charlie Wu, Marnie Sweet and Mirko Mandic

Charlie Wu, Marnie Sweet and Mirko Mandic


Jason Wang and Chung Fu Chang

Jason Wang and Chung-Fu Chang


Dan Hanson and Congresswoman Judy Chu

Dan Hanson and Congresswoman Judy Chu


Joe Meissner, Michael Byun, Gia Hoa Ryan and Johnny Wu

Joe Meissner, Michael Byun, Gia Hoa Ryan and Johnny Wu


Uny Cao and Gary Baney

Uny Cao and Gary Baney


Vanni Wang and Judy Chu

Vanni Wang and Judy Chu


Margaret Wong and Judy Chu

Margaret Wong and Judy Chu


Johnny Wu and Judy Chu

Johnny Wu and Judy Chu


Judy Chu and Judy Wong

Judy Chu and Judy Wong


Marnie Sweet and Judy Chu

Marnie Sweet and Judy Chu


Judy Chu and Barbara Hing

Judy Chu and Barbara Hing


Judy Chu and Tracy Zhang

Judy Chu and Tracy Zhang


Dianna Lu, Judy Chu and James Doyle

Dianna Lu, Judy Chu and James Doyle


Johnny Wu, Margaret Wong and Judy Chu

Johnny Wu, Margaret Wong and Judy Chu


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