New York City Council District 20
Candidate Forum

Date: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Place: Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel
135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354


Candidates competing to represent District 20 in the New York City Council will participate in a public forum. District 20 includes Downtown Flushing, Murray Hill and Queensboro Hill. Incumbent, Peter Koo, faces a challenge from Alison Tan, a member of Queens Community Board 7. The Democratic primary will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Simultaneous translation will be available in Cantonese and Mandarin, as well as Korean and Spanish.

Forum Moderators

  • Madhulika Khandelwal, Director, Asian American Center, Queens College/CUNY
  • Alison Roh Park, Communications Strategist

Organizer: APA VOICE

Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY
Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
Asian Americans for Equality
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Chhaya Community Development Corporation
Chinese-American Planning Council
Chinese Progressive Association New York

Faith in New York
Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY) 
MinKwon Center for Community Action

The New York Immigration Coalition
OCA-New York Chapter
Pilipino American Unity for Progress (UniPro)
South Asian Council for Social Services
YWCA of Queens
United Chinese Association of Brooklyn







Asian American / Asian Research Institute 2018

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