Ben de Guzman hired as Acting Director, Washington, D.C., Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs

Dec. 5, 2018: Ben de Guzman was hired as the Acting Director of the Washington, D.C., Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs by Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. de Guzman was most recently the Community Outreach Specialist at the Mayor’s Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Questioning (LGBTQ) Affairs. He previously worked on the Executive Committee for the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure a legacy of remembrance for Filipino World War II veterans and their work for the U.S. and the Philippines. In October, 2015, he helped coordinate Bowser’s first-ever Filipino American History Month commemoration. de Guzman received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Attribution: Mayor's Office

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