Honda is a former congressman who chaired the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.
Mielke is president and CEO of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) and chair of ReflectUS.
He previously served as deputy assistant secretary of commerce under President Obama and co-chaired Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.
And in order to do so, we must ensure that there are opportunities for people of color.”Harris is the second African American woman and first South Asian American to serve in the Senate, and will be the first female, African American and Asian American vice president.
The first Asian American to represent California in the Senate was Republican S.I.