Virginia Asian Americans

8th CD Asian Americans Featured

photo — Dewita Soeharjono, left, and Rose Chu present a policy position paper to Del. Jennifer B. Boysko (D-Herndon) in Boysko’s office at the General Assembly Building in Richmond (photo credit: Timothy C. Wright / for the Washington post) Two 8th District members, Dewita Soeharjono and Rose Chu, are featured in the Washington Post article, “Asian Americans, growing in number, …

Kennedy-King Dinner 2015

The 22nd Annual Kennedy-King Dinner SOLD OUT — as of Tuesday, 9/15 at 6:45 pm the 22nd Annual Kennedy-King Dinner is SOLD OUT. Thanks to everyone for their tremendous support, see you at the dinner tomorrow. Honoring the Legacies of Sen. Robert Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King and Bringing Democrats together from Northern Virginia and from around the Commonwealth …

In Memory of Joe Wisniewski

June 23, 2015 It is with sadness to note the recent passing of Joseph B. Wisniewski.  He was known to his friends as Joe or Wiz. Joe was a World War II veteran, having served 25 years in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1969. Joe served as Treasurer of the Eighth Congressional District Democratic  Committee for many years and …

90 for 90

On May 18th, at the regular monthly meeting, the 8th CD Democratic Committee voted to support the 90 for 90 Voter Registration Project, and PJ Palmer-Johnson is our representative. In honor of Dr. William F. “Fergie” Reid’s (the first African American elected to the Virginia General Assembly since Reconstruction) 90th birthday and his long history of expanding voters’ rights, we …