FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OLYMPIA – The Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) are pleased to announce the selection of the 2012 Fellow, Micah Bateman-Iino.
Micah Bateman-Iino is a recent graduate from the University of Washington (UW) where he was active in several Asian American and Pacific Islander community groups and projects. He is a 4th generation Japanese American from Shoreline, Washington. While in school, Micah worked with underprivileged high school students at the UW Dream Project and in bone marrow donor registration drives targeting Asian Pacific Islander donors. Most recently, Micah interned for the American Cultural Exchange Service. He plans to attend law school in Fall 2012.
Micah graduated with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies.