2014年4月

Barry Chang中小额捐款drive完美收官,三天时间新增捐款人数178人

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2014年5月4日

Barry Chang中小额捐款drive完美收官,三天时间新增捐款人数178人,远超预期。谢谢广大华人朋友的的热情支持!

汇报一下战况:
5月1日:98人
5月2日:55人
5月3日:25人

加上原来的401人,现在是579人,反超Evan Low(457人) 26.7%

但是我们必须看到从金额上看Barry Chang募集到的款项尚落后一段距离,虽然我们为期三天的drive告一段落,但还是请继续给予Barry捐款支持,一百两百不嫌多,五块十块不嫌少。每一个捐款人、每一分捐款对Barry Chang都至关重要。




2014年5月1日

Evan Low:Paul Fong的跟班,仗着有民主党党器和工会撑腰,罔顾华社滔天民意,公然支持SCA5(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmcepEU7VMQ),不扫街,不拜票,利益集团的献金照样滚滚而来。donor人数:451

Barry Chang:Cupertino市议会反对SCA5听证会的组织者,加州推动中文沉浸教育的先驱,反对日本隐瞒南京大屠杀和慰安妇历史,反对台独,时刻不忘自己的华人血脉,以矢志不渝的热忱为华社争取权益,因为反对华人公敌SCA5被党器打压。donor人数:401

This is not right!

Barry说他不怕Evan Low钱多,他有信心用登门拜票的方式把缺的钱省出来,用两条腿把Evan Low的深口袋打败。可是我们怎么能坐视不管!我们虽然没有民主党党器和工会那么深的口袋,但是我们有众志成城的决心。也许不是每个人都可以用选票发声,对于Barry这样的草根polititian,支持人数一样重要。一百两百不嫌多,五块十块不嫌少,请大家马上行动起来,三日为期,用捐款人数发出我们振聋发聩的吼声。

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捐款小贴士:
如果您一家有好几个人可以捐款,请尽量分开捐。在政治捐款领域,人数是非常重要的指标。

5月2日周五晚请您支持George Yang竞选加州副州长

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George Yang五月二日在Cupertino王朝七点举行竞选晚宴,介时将会与AAPAC 签署pledge, 保证永远反对SCA5。晚宴订在$25/人,$250一桌,欢迎捐款。

晚会目的是让更多的民众近距离接触这位共和党政治新星,了解他的理念和立场,希望大家多携带亲朋好友来参加,认识这位和我们年纪相仿丶背景经历相似的华人加州副州长候选人,感受他为选民服务的热情和为理念执着努力的魅力!

届时共和党Santa Clara County负责人以及AD28区加州众议员候选人Chuck Page也会到场。

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Chuck Page访谈录(三)

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3月31日LY通过网络和加州AD28区州众议员共和党候选人Chuck Page进行了一次访谈,通过访谈给广大网友提供了一个全面了解Chuck Page的机会。

4月17日LY再次网络访谈同为AD28区的另一位州众议员民主党候选人Barry Chang(张昭富),你可以点击这里阅读和Barry Chang的访谈。

访谈录中的LY是湾区一名学者Li Yu,他在基本人权和华人关心的问题上有深入的思考和积极的行动。由于访谈录篇幅较长,我们将分几次登出。下面是Chuck Page访谈录的第三部分。




Section 5: Campaign Outlook

LY
This is easy question -- How much money you need eventually to defeat Evan Low? And what's your projected chance in primary and final election? You understand that "independent" Chuck Welsh lost by big margin challenging Paul Fong in last election.

Chuck
I don't raise money for the sake of raising money. I think I'm m about $30-40K. My goal is to raise $150K by the end of next week. Def. going well, I could sure use more, though. Sooner I get it I. The sooner I get to the next phase

OK - realistic and practical view of the elections:
Nov election - Page vs Low - low will have lots of money. Will still have a lower Dem turnout because it's not a presidential election and there are lots of issues - millions still without healthcare, still increasing cost of individual health insurance, corruption. In Dem party at state level., many Dems affected by those issues in AD28 are very fiscally conservative and the candidate that shows that had very good chance of winning. I do not spend extravagantly and detest the amount of $$ spent on elections. Something needs to change. I can win in Nov with $350K, more media coverage the more I get above that. Voters in this election really need to be thinking - and voting - for the candidate that can beat low in Nov.

Section 6: Discussion about Affirmative Action, Union.

Chuck
In the 80's & 90's, I was a manager at IBM and Microsoft. We had affirmative action plans at IBM because people of color had not been provided the same management & promotion opportunities as whites may have been. So the company tracked it. And you know what? IBM was a better company when we had a more diverse management team. The same thing does not apply as relates to education. I will never vote to enable discrimination in our public schools.

Did anyone see the Cesar Chavez movie? I encourage you to. I'm sure that there was as much suffering by Asian people who built US transcontinental railroad, but no one organized them to get fair pay.

I'm no cultural expert but the Asians and Latinos that I know share some very same values - hard working is essential to success, strong family values and take a lot of pride - in a good way - for achievements & accomplishments.

Latino farm workers were organized in bargaining with the grape growers so they could get decent wages. United Farm Workers union was created. I know the RR was built by smaller numbers, but pain and suffering occurred

There have been times in America and other places where collective bargaining and unions made sense. I have very different feelings about govt unions, but that is a lengthy discussion. Maybe another day.

Section 7: Affirmative Action in SCA5 circumstance (education), protection of minority or not? Also insight to share on resolving issues between Latino and Chinese? [This part is late clarified and went through modifications to remove the confusions]

Chuck
The Latinos I've spoken with detest he idea of getting a handout in the form of admission I college or high school or anyhow else. Nearly every one that I've spoken with agrees that if the problem is that a large number of Latinos are not graduating, then we have to address the problem much earlier - pre-K through 3rd grade, typically. And, where family value & education is missing, create programs to educate the parents about the process so they can understand it and teach their kids.

I was at La Raza Roundtable meeting in Friday - ethnically based Latino org holds monthly meetings with speakers and discuss issues that the community has. Most issues they work on resolving some need help from state & county. They ask and get attention. We need to do same for Asian community. And, if Latino - Asian issues exist, I will be happy to lead a meeting of leaders to speak together (preferably over food) to find where specific differences are and work to resolve them.

I don't have all answers as to where the perceived problem originated, but I'd bet dinner that it's not the people - it's the politicians. Some lobbyist may have brought some bad statistics to a legislator and he ran with it because it didn't "feel" right.

When logic prevails, solutions can be found. That doesn't mean that compassion is ignored, but a real solution will be one that addresses the problem in a compassionate, understanding way. Does that make sense?

I personally believe that AA applies when specific groups are discriminated against & not provided with the same opportunities to succeed as others are. That is not the case here (in education and particular at college level and above). If the stats used by Hernandez were correct, then I think he makes a perfect case for public school vouchers - let the schools compete for students by improving the education they provide.

LY

Chuck, I need you to verify my understanding "If the stats used by Hernandez were correct, then I think he makes a perfect case for public school vouchers - let the schools compete for students by improving the education they provide." So your goal is throwing money on it (K-12 voucher) till we have racial composition in university matches population? If Latinos is 40%, should the stats show Latinos has 40% enrollment, plus/minus certain range? I'm not totally getting all your thoughts.
Chuck
NO, admittance into college is based on a lot of factors - grades, test scores, extra-curricular activity, etc. If any college is 100% reflective of the demographic makeup of its community, it is more by chance than design. Most colleges strip off all demographic info incl names when evaluating students for acceptance.
Admittance into college is merit based - considering lots of factors. I don't believe that Hernandez' stats are correct. And the way Jerry Hill and Rich Gordon describe the issue, it isn't even about admittance but it's about them not graduating. If that is truly the problem, you can't fix it by admitting more Latinos into college. You've got to figure out why they aren't graduating - that has not wen done by any of these people from what I've seen.
Again this is about determining what, if anything, is the real problem.
School vouchers do not equal to massive amounts of money. Vouchers to students who could use them to choose their schools (there are limits to this - location among then) means that the schools would have to improve their educational offerings so that kids & parents want to go there. Schools get paid by the number of kids enrolled & attending. Bad schools - no kids, no money. They will improve in order to get more students.
Remember SCA 5 enables discrimination in any PUBLIC EDUCATION entity not just college.
The best thing about this being a constitutional amendment is that it would come before the voters before becoming law. And, since we now know that even voter approved laws can be overturned, that wouldn't be the end of it. I highly doubt that it would get approved in an election.
I do not think that there should be stats used to ensure that each public school or college has a specific ratio of demographics in it.

LY
Then how to we (measure and) ensure "equal opportunity" (without using statistics)?
Chuck
Educational equal opportunity means ensuring that every student has an equal opportunity to achieve success. It does not mean promoting any one group over another.

In my opinion, educational opportunity does not start at college. It starts in elementary school and before. Students earn their acceptance into college. And they earn their graduation from college.

You cannot put a quota on those in my opinion.

The stats that Hernandez used really don't matter. I don't know the basis of his reasoning for bringing this forward. I thought that his data is probably old and may not actually apply at all bases on the statistics I've seen about college acceptance demographics.

We must ask those elected fighting for SCA 5 to tell us exactly what the problem is. I have not heard a single answer to that. And there has to be a defined problem before anybody amends our constitution to fix something that isn't there.

My position is that SCA 5 is WRONG. The people that back it have provided no single reason for it - they need to. That still won't make it acceptable - SCA 5 is still wrong.

But if they answer we will learn if they actually have specific reasons for it or if they are (as I suspect) all over the map - no 1 specific reason - just "feelings"

I never have and never will (support using the statistics Hernandez way to justify SCA5).

I do not believe that there should be SCA5 in public education admission policies. There should be an equal opportunity for ALL students to learn such that they can achieve admission into any college that they work hard enough to meet the admission qualifications.

Absolutely. No Discrimination. Ever.

Update I:
[April 2, 2014] Chuck Page would like to reiterate that he will support and defend the Equal Protection Clause in the constitution as well as California Constitution Proposition 209. Sepecially Chuck will oppose any and all actual or attempted discrimination against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting; such discrimination includes, but is not limited to, any proposed or actual implementation, explicitly or implicitly, by state institutions of higher education of considerations related to race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin in student recruitment or selection programs.

Chuck Page访谈录(二)

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3月31日LY通过网络和加州AD28区州众议员共和党候选人Chuck Page进行了一次访谈,通过访谈给广大网友提供了一个全面了解Chuck Page的机会。

4月17日LY再次网络访谈同为AD28区的另一位州众议员民主党候选人Barry Chang(张昭富),你可以点击这里阅读和Barry Chang的访谈。

访谈录中的LY是湾区一名学者Li Yu,他在基本人权和华人关心的问题上有深入的思考和积极的行动。由于访谈录篇幅较长,我们将分几次登出。下面是Chuck Page访谈录的第二部分。




Section 3: on LGBT rights.

Chuck
I believe that LGBT, like everyone else, has the same rights. I do not think that the government should be in the marriage business. The government should provide civil unions so that if one individual chose another to be their legal heir or beneficiary, the government should allow it. Marriage is a commitment or promise made between 2 people, their family, friends and their God.

I don't feel that children or young adults should be able to choose which bathroom they can go in. That will lead to problems when someone takes advantage of the law for bad purposes. Those specific cases should be handled in a professional manner on a one-on-one basis. There has already been a situation where an adult with male organs walked around in a girls locker room naked because he believes he is a woman in a man’s body. Ok, I understand that there are all kinds of confusions in the world, but that individual also has to respect the rights and personal space of all of the young girls who are in the locker room.

Several years ago, our state legislators passed a law saying that the history books should be changed so that students would know which leaders in history were gay. I disagree. A leader is a leader because they are a leader, not because of their sexual preference.

People can express their personal sexual orientations (within the law). I don't think that the history books should be changed to identify who had what sexual orientation. Does a 3rd grader really need to know that some leader was gay or straight or neither?

Or, rather than spending an additional $250,000 per school to add that bathroom, make arrangement for student to use faculty bathroom or something. I suspect that there aren't really that many cases of gender confusion to require every school to do something other than make accommodations available.

When need is identified.

Section 4: “wrong law”, party super-majority or party-line voting, choosing “Independence” or “Sacrifice for Discipline”?

*** “Wrong Law” ***
Chuck
I wasn't there, but those who voted for it (“bathroom law”) should tell us why. I feel yah most every law is well intentioned. However, if only one point of view is considered, then only one way of solving the problem will be delivered, especially if any one group feels they have the power to always win. Every problem has at least 2 sides, often many more. I don't think that the legislators that voted for the bathroom bill considered the alternatives, nor did they consider how others would be hurt or what the ramifications will be. I always work to consider all sides of a issue - that's my job once I got elected. I am a problem solver - and the solution is not always the most popular one.

Bathroom law, for example - I would seek to provide that principals or super indents have to make individual case decisions on what bathroom facilities a gender-questioning youth should use. Not a one-size-fits-all solution.

LY
If you don't like a law and believe it is wrong, you should seek to overturn it. This means that you actually agreeing with the party and like to close this "special circumstance" because your respect for life.

Chuck
My understanding is that "wrong" or "right" is subjective more or less. To abolish is one way, or the alternative is to find a constructive solution to amend it. Or before that "wrong" law ever becomes a law, try to steer into a more "reasonable" solution.

This is what I know - if a law is wrong in your mind, but right in someone else's, I will need to understand the other views of it as best I can before either eliminating it or modifying it. Sometimes the law will fit only a specific situation. I work to have it only apply to that specific situation.

Yes, after knowing as much as possible, it becomes clearer how to vote and what changes can be made to make the law work. Or sometimes, the truth becomes self-evident and the law can be abolished.

Reasonable people with respect for each other, combined with a thoughtful approach, not just foot-stomping or fist-pounding, gets good results and ultimately beings people together. We need a lot of coming together, no more creating divisiveness & division.

*** Party Line ***

Chuck

Party line voting if based on values is ok. It's wrong if the vote happens along party lines because you're told to do so. Someone with no life or job experience would probably only vote along party lines because they are told to do so and don't have any reason not to. I like to stand up for values ethics and principles - and sometimes that doesn't coincide with party philosophies. I've done that at Santa Clara Republican Committee before. (Ended up that the majority saw it like I - and others - did when final vote was taken)

LY
Do you think it is an important character to have discipline and follow party majority/leader? Or more important to be independent minded even if it means unpopular and "political suicide"?

Chuck
Anyone can pound their fist on an issue - hardly ever results in a solution. Political suicide just to make a view sound important or different also has little likelihood of resolving anything. Respect, honesty, integrity and values are the key.

If the Republican Party, the party that fought to abolish slavery, fought for former slaves to become citizens and get the right to vote ever fought FOR SCA 5, then I would not be a member of that party.

Voting on party line is becoming a norm and that is poisoning the system of democracy.

Several years ago I made a promise to myself. I swore that I would never vote for someone whose signs read "xxx Democrat for YYY" or ..."...Republican for ..." Because I felt that person was putting their party ahead of the people that they represent.

LY
Let me clarify. Chuck, say we elect you to hope that you vote with party line so that “bad” bills from democrats cannot pass. But you obviously are more independent minded, so even if we break the democrats super majority, you could still vote across the aisle and enable them to pass laws we don't like. Is it true?

Chuck
If a bill comes through that is good for all of us, and there seems to be no good reason to oppose other than because it came from the other party, then it may be very good to vote for it. In fact, if there was a good bill and all agreed that it was, I would work to NOT have a party line fight - and get more of is to vote for it. Then, when a good bill came up from the Republican side, folks on the other side of the aisle would have a much better chance of voting for the bill because of its merits and not against it just because it was a REP bill

Bad bill - vote no. Good bill - vote yes. Before voting in either case - review all of the ramifications an ensure that it really is a good bill

a Rep senator voted for a budget when the entire rest of Reps did not. I asked him why? He said that they were arguing over 50K in a 50B budget. It made no sense to keep saying no just to say that there was no budget agreement and make majority party look bad. Passed the budget and got to work on GOOD bills.

If the party will survive or fail based in one Assembly vote, that party is way beyond help.

Before term limits, you didn't see this party bickering to this extent. I don't believe that the elected in DC or Sac should be so focused on what party wins, they should be focused on how many Americans /Californians are succeeding.

Yes, People & solving problems first. When we think of party, our first thought should be "who is bringing what food"!

Barry Chang访谈录(三)

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张昭富(Barry Chang)生于台湾,于1977来美国,就读辛辛那提大学获土木工程硕士学位。1985年开始定居湾区。接下来一直居住在库布蒂诺市。是三个孩子的父亲。三个孩子先后从加州州立(UC)系统毕业。

张昭富社会价值的主张是维护民权、妇女参政权、身体障碍者权益以及各人种权益的平等和保护。在财政上张昭富坚持保守理财,捍卫民众税款不被滥用或者补贴特殊利益,坚持市州政府项目必须有效益。在环境问题上张昭富坚持维护湾区的环境不被非法污染。张昭富长期在教育努力,在有限的教育经费下帮助库布蒂诺成为加州最好的公立学区之一,而且坚持了浸入式中文的教育机会,让很多华裔和非华裔孩子从中受益。

张昭富坚定地反对加州SCA5的新歧视。支持促成库布蒂诺市议会投票成为加州第一个宣布反SCA5歧视的市。为反SCA5他也不断继续奔走努力。

张昭富1995年开始成功竞选公职。从1985年到1997年是共和党。此后和许多人一样选择了民主党。张昭富不介入党派之争或按党派路线投票。他说“我从不按党派投票,因为这是对民主的滥用。 我一贯捍卫人人平等的权利和良好的经济政策, 这不是一个党派专有的,了解坚持各派的优点实际上有助于我更好地和大家一起工作为社区服务”。我会对28区的居民和加州负责,把事做好,只要需要我会不断向我的同事表达诉求,无论他们是民主党、共和党还是党派独立人士。

访谈录中的LY是湾区一名学者Li Yu,他在基本人权和华人关心的问题上有深入的思考和积极的行动。由于访谈录篇幅较长,我们将分几次登出。下面是Barry Chang访谈录的第三部分。

阅读访谈录中文版第三部分

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4. Environment and Regulations

LY: How about your thoughts of environment and regulations?

Barry: We need to look at existing laws and ensure that the right ones are being enforced.

You may have heard about the smog in China. I have been very concerned about the dangerous level of pollution, the air, water and soil. We have a similar story here with Lehigh Cement.

We had the Lehigh Cement Plant in Cupertino. It was emitting about 500 pounds of mercury (Hg), over 5,000 tons of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and over 2000 tons of sulfur dioxide (SO2) a year when I was running for Cupertino councilman. It has also been illegally dumping millions of gallons of selenium-polluted water into Permanente Creek for decades. The selenium in ground water was 12 to 16 times higher than the Federal Clean Water limit. On mercury alone, it is almost 6 times the EPA standard for a plant. Various regulatory agencies issued numerous Notice of Violations to it. The company hired a former Cupertino Mayor as its public relationship manager and used top rated law firm and media firm against the community’s efforts to rein in its pollution. No other candidate wanted to publically campaign against the company. I took on it with the Sierra Club and others head on, even used every opportunity and get Steve Jobs (former Apple CEO) to look at it. In the end, the company was forced to cut back emissions. For example, they reduced mercury emissions by 90%. Previously they claimed impossible.

5. Immigrant, Chinese America

LY: Why you decided to get into elections which a lot of Chinese Americans traditionally prefer to stay out?

Barry: Chinese Americans are Americans. I had three dreams. The top of it is that one day a Chinese American is elected U.S. President (laugh). We have an African American president already. We’ll be there one day and we will talk about my other dreams. You can guess (from reading more about me online).

Actually I started my involvement with the large community while serving as a volunteer in my children’s school. Sue (my wife) and I joined the Lincoln Elementary School’s Parent and Teachers Association (PTA) and helped raise funds for the school. I was in charge of Taco Night which later evolved into “Multi-Cultural Night”. I was then asked to run for the School Site Council and was elected. I helped to establish the Lincoln Education Endowment Fund for ongoing fundraising efforts for the school. Then the CUSD Board. I have been on it for eight years. During that time I was appointed as Cupertino Public Safety Commissioner and served four years. In 2009, I ran for Cupertino City Council and have been a councilman since.

As one of the lowest funded districts in the state, CUSD has a strong track record of superb student academic performance in California. I want to share and expand such successes with more parents and kids. I also like to apply what I learned and succeeded these years in bipartisanship, multi-cultural issues, sustainable business and environment friendly.
LY: How do you think about you as a Chinese American candidate?

Barry: In certain aspects there are stereotypes and misinformation about Chinese American candidates and immigrants though that also gives me a certain advantage. For example, I have been asked about Leland Yee’s latest fall from grace. I can only assure you that I hold myself to the highest integrity. In the 4 years as the Cupertino city council, I never asked one dollar of reimbursement for my travel expense for any official duty. You may know that a councilman’s salary of about $723 a month is not even enough to rent a studio in Cupertino. Sue and I also donated to various charities. It is the belief that we should do the right thing and give back to the community that supported me. I will champion for the rights of all the races and ethnicities.

I created the Chinese Language Immense program while in CUSD. Now lots of Chinese Americans and non-Chinese Americans benefit from the program. This helps us to work with China, our biggest trading partner.

LY: Tell more about China. I Googled and found that you are supporting the reunion of mainland China and Taiwan while calling China to open up for more democracy. You must be feeling the difficult from all fronts from your background as a “Taiwanese”.
Barry: Yes. It is indeed very hard and tricky. Talking about the reunification was not even well understood by my parents, brother or sisters. My family and I were threatened of our personal safety and we were really worried when our kids were young. But look at the devastating American Civil War and the Civil War in China, we have to say the peaceful reunification of democratic China is the best for China and the world.

I was at a point of having difficulty obtaining a travel visa to China back in 2004 because of my staunch support of free speech in China. The old Chinese saying is “Those who speak (of different opinions) shall not to be persecuted”. I believe that China will be more open and improving. History told us that Rights of Speech will eventually win. It has been hard in China for historical reason but we will get there. Looking back in the United States of America, it took more than 100 years from the Emancipation Proclamation to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. For the United States of America, it took 50 years, from 1870 Constitutional Amendment 15 to final passage of the Anthony Amendment in 1920 that gave women the right to vote. We still have difficulty achieving the right agreement on the Equal Rights Amendment after more than one hundred years of Women’s Suffrage movement.

China will get there one day. China and America will be friends.

6. Outlook of Campaign

LY: Tell me about your chance of winning?

Barry: No one can precisely predict a campaign with such little information and day to day changing of strength.

I will do my best. I understand that candidates preferred to be politically correct or following party ideologies may have advantages on the money and political machinery front. I’m campaigning for the people of AD28 and California. I just need every one of your support.
I need some money to better reach the residents of AD28. It is modest amount I’m planning. I’ll try to make the most efficient use. I had your support at the start of campaign and I’ll count on all my supporters.

More important though, I need volunteers. I’d like to have volunteers bringing my campaign material to every family and neighborhood. I’d like to hear back from them what are the questions people ask. I will, as always, investigate personally and get back with them.
I lost out in my first attempt to run for Cupertino City Council. I learned and did better there after. Before the second attempt, I told my supporters that I’d be among the top two. I proved that. For this campaign, I’m doing the best and I believe that I can win with your support because I represent the people here. Some of my opponents are better supported by their parties’ endorsement and special interests. I have you and I will be listening to all of you. I know I WILL win with all of you!

My donation page is http://www.barry4ca.com/donate

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You can get involved by emailing our team at [email protected], going to my website http://www.barry4ca.com/join
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Updates after chat:

Barry: Today (April 22, 2014) we had the 6-2 Supreme Court ruling that voters can approve the prohibition of racial preference in higher education thus be fully “color-blinded”. It is a step forward for the new era of Civil Rights as we gradually retire the blanket application of the “positive discrimination” aspect of AA. California will be leading the nation in addressing the root cause with the wrong approach of SCA5 being shelved. I have personally pledged to uphold the equal protection clause of Constitution Amendment 14. I will continue to look for how to get everyone the equal opportunity and help they need to succeed.

I chose a private chat so that we don’t have unnecessary confusion and rifts in our recently torn Chinese American community. In our Chinese and Asian American Communities, there are different situations and belief. I have been happy communicating, meeting and working with all of them in person to listen to their thoughts. I’m happy to take questions via email at [email protected] Thanks!