CLINTON/GORE '96 APPOINTS NEW ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC LIASON FOR ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN OUTREACH
Clinton/Gore '96 has named Sharon P. Singh, Assistant Director of the Office of Public Liaison for Asian Pacific American Outreach. Ms. Singh will direct the organizing and coordination of Clinton/Gore '96 campaign events in the APA community nationwide.
"Clinton/Gore '96 is very excited to have Sharon working on these issues. Her broad political experience along with her commitment to the greater involvement of the Asian Pacific American community will greatly benefit the campaign," said Deputy Campaign Manager, former Congressman Alan Wheat.
President Clinton and Vice President Gore have taken the lead on issues important to all Asian Pacific Americans including:
- Expanding trade markets in Asia and the Pacific for U.S. exports;
- Appointing 195 Asian Pacific American political appointees to this Administration;
- Signing the Family and Medical Leave Act so workers can take time off to care for sick members without losing their jobs;
- Increasing access to college by reforming student loans and expanding work study;
- Establishing Americorps, young people now have the opportunity to serve their communities while earning money for college.
Ms. Singh joins Clinton/Gore '96 from the Democratic National Committee, where she was deputy director of Asian Pacific American Affairs. Her previous political experience includes working for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and various members of Congress, including Congressman Vic Fazio (D-CA). She has been an active leader and advocate for Asian Pacific Americans for several years.
"Asian Pacific Americans are a critical constituent group whose active involvement and support are vital for the successful reelection of President Clinton and Vice President Gore. Clinton/Gore '96 recognizes the enormous contributions of APAs and they truly are part of the diversity of support that is testament to President Clinton and Vice President Gore's outstanding record of accomplishments and their understanding of the critical importance of this community's vote," said Ms. Singh.
Paid for by Clinton/Gore 96 General Committee, Inc.