Written by Emily Zhang and Cynthia Chen
On January 28, CAPA JRC interviewed senator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat representing Maryland in Washington DC to get a deeper look into the experiences of an elective official representing citizens in the community.
Before Van Hollen became a senator, he was first a Congressman out of the 8th District of Maryland which includes Montgomery County, and parts of Frederick and Carroll County. His father was born in Baltimore and served
Written by Robert Sun
CAPA Junior Reporter Club continues to actively be engaged in the community; traveling to the heart of the nation’s capital in search for insight and knowledge from the political foundation of American government. The second group of CAPA-MC’s junior reporter club went to the Cannon House Building on the east side of the Capitol, interviewing House Representative Jamie Raskin.
Work as a representative
Jamie Raskin serves as Maryland’s 8th District in
Written by Rachel Wang
On Monday, January 28th, the CAPA JRC ventured into downtown DC for a full-day tour of the US Capitol, a symbol marking the nation’s historically-representative government. The JRC toured the meeting halls of both the US Senate and House of Representatives, witnessing literal political change occur live before their eyes. The JRC also had the valuable opportunity of interviewing Senator Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Jamie Raskin- both representing M
Written by Emily Zhang, Cynthia Chen On January 18, CAPA-MC hosted a Service Academy Seminar in Gaithersburg, Maryland in order to inform parents and students of five different service academies and their related programs. The guest speakers were Colonel Bob Tettelbach, Lieutenant Colonel Eric Atherton, Dr. Alan Cheung, Zhenya, Betty Xiong, and the moderator Julie Yang. The event was around two hours long and around 100 people came to learn about the military service academie
By Lillian Zhou, CAPA JRC reporter A chilly Saturday morning on the 26 of January, the executive and Asian American Heritage Planning Team of the Chinese American Parents Association of Montgomery County (CAPA-MC) held a social gathering with the current President of the University of Maryland (UMD), Wallace Loh. They held discussions on several topics, ranging from the difficulties Asians Americans currently face in the workplace to the many improvements to UMD which Dr. Loh