by Lisa Shin
Sunday was my first day in Cleveland for the RNC Convention. There was a huge kick-off party tonight, at North Coast Harbor, which ended with a great fireworks display. Security is on everyone’s mind, but the RNC has assured delegates, that they are doing everything possible to keep us safe.
Asians here at the Convention represent a “minority within a minority,” but there was wonderful camaraderie and fellowship among us. I do think it’s really important for Asian Americans to be engaged in and participate in American democracy. It’s truly a privilege, and the way we can see positive changes for our community.
Tian Wang, president of Chinese Americans for Trump, is also in Cleveland for the convention. Saying “pictures speak a thousand words,” he submitted the following photos below.
(Shin is a delegate from New Mexico. She is scheduled to speak before the entire convention on Thursday. She will be providing her thoughts and photos throughout the convention for AsAmNews. AAPIs for Hillary has also agreed to provide their insights during the Democratic Convention next week)
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