2017 Trailblazer Awards
The California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus Trailblazer Awards honor extraordinary California Democrats for their excellence in leadership and outstanding public service to the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and the people of California. In essence, these individuals are trailblazers in expanding political empowerment, civic engagement, and electoral representation for the AAPI community. Their unwavering commitment and dedication to fighting for the AAPI community set the standard for political leadership and service for generations to come.
Hon. Ted Lieu, Member of Congress
Hon. Mona Pasquil Rogers, CA Appointments Secretary & Acting Lt. Governor (ret.)
Hon. Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the Assembly
2017 Rising Star Awards
The California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus Rising Star Awards recognize outstanding emerging leaders in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community whose courage, service, and leadership demonstrate strong commitment to empowering the AAPI community in California.
The 2017 Rising Star Awards will be presented during the Caucus Meeting, honoring
Ms. Annie Lam
Mr. Samuel Liu