But now another moment could risk complicating years of progress for Asian Americans: The coronavirus pandemic.
The median annual household income of Asian Americans is still the highest of the country per race, with $85,897 dollars, compared to $65,902 for Caucasian Americans, $41,511 for Black Americans, and $51,404 for Latino Americans.
When 2020 began, one of her goals was to educate and advocate for Asian Americans to be part of the electoral process.
Asian Americans firmly support gun control, according to the 2018 Asian American Voter Survey by APIAVote and AAPI Data.
“For decades they thought about Asian Americans as the model minority, the perfect workers,” she said.