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OAPIA Participates in the Rally for DC Statehood and Self-Determination March

On August 24, 2013, Mayor Vincent C. Gray and the Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs attended a rally for DC statehood and self-determination at the DC War Memorial. Participants rallied for the right of autonomy, voting representation in Congress, and statehood. Following the rally, participants joined individuals from all across the United States in marching to the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.