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Asian-American student leaders from throughout area visit Sylania Campus

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More than 400 Asian-American high school students visited the Sylvania Campus on Friday for the 17th annual Asian American Youth Leadership Conference. (Photo by Dana Haynes)

Sylvania Campus played host today to more than 400 Asian-American students from the ninth to the 12th grades, representing communities throughout Oregon and Washington.

The event was the 17th annual Asian American Youth Leadership Conference, which allows high school students an opportunity to gain leadership skills and to work with established Asian-American leaders throughout the community.

This year’s keynote speaker was Kilong Ung, a genocide survivor of the Khmer Rouge and a former Cambodian refugee.

To learn more about the conference, click here.

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James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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